Twelve promising tankers including national record breakers Kyla Soguilon and Marc bryan Dula were named Most Outstanding Swimmers in their respective age groups at the close of the 74th Philippine Swimming League (PSL) Leg Series dubbed as the 2015 Capiztahan Swim Meet held at the Villareal Stadium in Roxas City.
Soguilon dominated the girls’ 9-10 years category while Dula topped the boys’ 7-8 years class in the event supported by Capiz Provincial Government headed by Governor Victor Tanco, One Capiz Foundation, Las Islas Travel and Tours and Capiz Turbo Sharks Swim Club headed by Jose Borres.
Also winning MOS trophies were Joemarie Borres (6-under), Jennuel Booh De Leon (9-10), Michael Marino (11-12), James Michael Young (13-14) and Jason Adrian Mirabueno (15-16) in boys; and Joan Perlas (6-under), Julyiana Cassiopeia Calibjo (7-8_. Danica Mikaela Alba (11-12), Rencel Grace Uytoco and Riandrea Chico (13-14) and Alic Deniel Dela Cruz (15-16) in girls.
The Aklan Swim Team bagged the overall team title while host Capiz Turbo Sharks settled for second and Poseidon Swim Club wound up third.
Marie Joe Borres and Alic Deniel Dela Cruz made it the to PSL team going to Hong Kong for the 2015 Stingrays Swimming Championships scheduled in May.
“We’re grateful to the provincial government of Capiz for their warm welcome here in Roxas City. We are looking forward to staging another exciting competition here in the future as we believe that there are lots of talented swimmers in this region,” said PSL President Susan Papa.
After the Capiz Leg, the PSL goes to Calangcang, Kalibo for the short course competition (April 18) and Boracay Island for the Open Water event (April 19).
The awarding of Swimmers of the Year, Rookies of the Year, Coaches of the Year, Most Improved Swimmers and People’s Choice winners will also be held on April 19.
The PSL is a national sports swimming association for Universities and Colleges accredited by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (Fessap), internationally affiliated member of Federation of International Sports University (FISU).