Albo bags 2 titles
Jewel Angelo Albo of Team ABR edged Kervin Llanes of Whackers Badminton Academy, 19-21, 22-20, 23-21, yesterday in the boys’ singles Under-15 division to emerge with two titles in the MVP National Badminton Juniors Championships presented by Smart at the Powersmash in Makati City.
Albo then teamed up with Anthea Marie Gonzales in besting Metro Kidapawan’s Gem Daryll Bangcaya and Justine Jica Barasona, 21-16, 21-12, in the U-15 mixed doubles section to claim his second victory.
MIkaela Joy de Guzman of Golden Shuttle Foundation dumped Catherine Joyce Barriento of Space Shuttle Kidapawan /JLTC, 21-13, 21-16, to reign supreme in the girls singles U-17 in this event backed by Smart Communications, MVP Sports Foundation, Balipure, Victor exclusively distributed by Pcome Industrial Sales, Prima Pasta, Sosro Fruit Tea and sanctioned by Phl Badminton Association and powered by Forthright Events.
Anielka Maeve Paz of JLTC and Mark Anthony Bernal of MSI Jrs. outlasted Andrea Princess Hernandez of Whackers, 21-16, 21-10, and Dashiel Indelible of CBDD Smashers Mati, 21-11, 21-8, respectively, to top the singles U-13.
Also emerging victorious were Ryan Almario Bernal (boys U-9) of MSI Jrs., Frances Gabrielle Ramirez (girls U-9) of MSI Jrs., Wijel Angelo Albo (boys U-11) of ABR and Andrea Princess Hernandez (girls U-11) of Whackers.
Bernal turned back Roaquine Mari Ramos of MSI Jrs, 21-18, 21-16; Ramirez survived Roshan Louise Lejana of M3A Training Camp Lucena City, 21-13, 25-23; Albo outlasted Chris Lorfenze Manuel of JLTC, 21-19, 21-13; and Hernandez waylaid Irish Maxene Arellano of USC Badminton, 21-5, 21-11.
Mark Anthony Bernal and Christian Dorega of Court 7 San Pablo City beat Karl Raphael Contreras and Marc Joel Clarence Perez of DSG Lining Bulacan, 21-13, 21-16, and Angeline Katrina and Erin Angeli Vitangcol of San Pablo defeated Althea Princess Hernandez and Ma. Rhelyn Angela Pedron of Whackers, 23-21, 22-24, 21-12, to emerge U-13 doubles champions.