Wednesday, January 2, 2008

2007 City Palaro

Canamo Rules 100 Meter Ran
With reports from Antonio Talingting

Argie Canamo, a freshman at the Punta Engano High School (PEHS), stage the biggest upset when he won the 100 meter dash during the 2007 City Palaro on Dec. 20-22, 2007 at the Mactan Air Base Elementary School.

Canamo clocked 13.05 seconds & beat CVRAA veterans from others schools.

“My shoes got busted during the trials, so I decided to run on barefoot during the finals”, Canamo said.

Canamo also bagged the Bronze Medal in the 200 meter dash.

PEHS athletes also managed to capture a Gold Medal in the Anyo & Silver Medals in the Arnis event. Lunch Michael Sagang, a junior student, won the Anyo event & managed to get the silver medal in the Arnis competition. His partner, Charlie Amado, a 2nd year high school student, also captured two Silver medals in the Arnis & Anyo contest.

Amado said, “Even though my opponent is bigger, but I had given him a hard time.”

The following students also excelled in their respective fields: Regina Taneo, Bronze Medal (Shot Put), Mario Lumague, Bronze Medal (Triple Long Jump), Clyde Saludaga, Bronze Medal (Unit 3 Basketball Team), Webster Villaver & Warren Undalok, Gold Medal (Unit 3 Sepak Takraw Team), Quester Limoran, 4th (200 meter dash) and Ralph Recto Pagobo, 4th (Shot Put).

Three PEHS athletes will join the Lapu-lapu City Division in the Central Visayas Athletic Association (CVRAA) competitions in Tagbilaran City on February 2008.