New Era University’s Jahn Nicole Bautista and Wesleyan College of Manila’s Michael John Bulalacao led the Most Outstanding Swimmer (MOS) awardees in Class C and Motivational of the 83rd Philippine Swimming League (PSL) National Series held at the Dili-man College Swimming Pool in Quezon City.
Bautista garnered 33 points to top the boys’ 14 years event while Bulalacao gained 47 points to pocket the boys’ 13 class MOS trophy in the Class C category.
Also earning MOS awards were Estelle Margaret (girls’ 6-under), Ahmadelle Alavy-Chafi (girls’ 7), Sabrina Rose Tucker (girls’ 8), Mikayla Venice Villarasa (girls’ 9), Richia Mandella Galang (girls’ 10), Alexandria Jacinto (girls’ 11), Jenny Cateleen Ong (girls’ 12), Larissa Isabel Aynera (girls’ 13), Lyza Bernal (girls’ 14) and Rhoda Trisha Daynayla (girls’ 15-over).
Joining them were Raniel Bautista (boys’ 6-under), Mateo Gael Ileto (boys’ 7), Justin Gallardo (boys’ 8), Mark Henry Espinosa (boys’ 9), Yao Acidre (boys’ 10), Jabez Labrador (boys’11), Jacob Pefinan (boys’ 12) and John Gabriel Cuachin (boys’ 15-over).
“It is said, whoever welcomes a child, welcomes me. It is true, PSL welcomes the young ones’ since they are the future hope for a brighter generation. With PSL’s grassroot development program we can see swimming back in the limelight again,” promised PSL President Susan Papa.
Recz Edward Agustin (boys’ 14) spearheaded the MOS winners in the Motivational division along with Inigo Gigantone (boys’ 6-under), Mario Sebastian Soriano (boys’ 7), Andrew Niko Lacorte (boys’ 8), Heinrich Yap (boys’ 9), Juan Manuel Belcina (boys’ 10), John Paul Sigue (boys’11), John Marion Manosca (boys’ 12), Edmyles Abaquin (boys’ 13) and Lance Lewis Catotocan (boys’ 15-over).
The other MOS were Jameela Kristein Del Valle (girls’ 6-under), Patricia Isabel Milla (girls’ 7), Dylan Canlas (girls’ 8), Hazel Jewelle Bautista (girls’ 9), Kate Ashley Dela Cruz (girls’ 10), Adrienne Juanengo (girls’ 11), Ab Canivel (girls’ 12), Sophia Gigantone (girls’ 13), Kirsten Joyce Roberts (girls’ 14) and Miku Tanaka (girls’ 15-over).
“PSL is running more than half of the year and we could see the tremendous improvement of this young swimmers. Records were broken every month, they are becoming stronger and stronger each time,” added Papa.
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).