Rosevale shows them how

Sun. Jul. 24, 2016

Rosevale shows them how

DEADLY STRIKER. Rosevale's Vinzon Manubag is sandwitched by three defenders in this bit of action during the elimination round of the 2nd Raging Bears FC football tournament in Iligan city. Manubag has developed into a scoring machine to lead his school to the 10 and Under title. (Photo by Jack Biantan)


ROSEVALE School Comets of Cagayan de Oro city Saturday, flexed their muscles to win two titles in 2nd Raging Bears FC Football tournament at the National Steel Corp. field in barangay Suarez, Iligan city Lanao del Norte.

The Comets opened this school year football festival season with a bang scoring contrasting victories in the 13 and Under and the 10 and Under divisions.

They were flawless in the 7 A-Side 13 and Under division as they rolled past their opponents from the elims until the championship scoring a total of 30 goals.

Led by the tournament MVP Lyle Dy and tournament Best Goalie Dave Mendoza, they rolled past Gov. Hermie team of Oroquieta City 4-1 in the quarterfinals and then whipped Tambo FC in the semis, 5-1,  to arrange a title showdown with 15 IB team.

They then showed no mercy in the championship as they overrun the 15 IB team, 5-1, to run away their first trophy this school year.

Most members of the 13 and Under team of Rosevale under coaches Mario Sumampong and Dennis Bongocan were veterans of the Region X Elementary team which represented the region in the Palarong Pambansa in Bicol last April. 

Aside from Dy and Mendoza completing their line-up were Josh Go, Aman Radiamoda, JL Cascara,  John Gementiza, Ino Butaslac and Renz Arada.

Rosevale’s 10 and Under team in the 5-A-Side competition relied on the brilliant showing of tournament best goalkeeper Rawen Gementiza in the penalty shootout to edge Iligan City Medical Center College in the championship. Vastly improved striker Vinzon Manubag once again led the Little Comets as he topped the scoring earning him the MVP award. Aside from Gementiza and Manubag, other members  of the team are Jared Tan, Anton Bongocan and Mamat Cascara. 

Complate results:

 8 U CATEGORY CHAMPION -Lanao Chong Hua, 1ST RUNNER-UP - IMCC, 2ND RUNNER-UP- Iligan City Central 10U CATEGORY CHAMPION - Rosevale School, 1ST RUNNER-UP- IMCC, 2ND RUNNER-UP Iligan City Central School; 13 U CATEGORY CHAMPION-Rosevale School, 1ST RUNNER-UP- 15 IB, 2ND RUNNER-UP Tambo Central School; 16 U CATEGORY- CHAMPION- El Salvador FC, 1ST RUNNER-UP -Go Hermie Oroquieta City, 2ND RUNNER-UP 15 IB. (l.biantan@gmail.com) 




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