The Department of the Interior and Local Government swept Season 4 of the Inter-Government Agency Female Employees Sportsfest Volleyball tilt in a back-to-back bid in May at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.
Coach Ney Mateo maneuvered Lesli Polistico, Woodrose Kwan, Elenita Mahinay, Mary Grace Alejandro, Maricor Dayadante, Joy Marie Campomares, Jobie Angot, Aisa Tanada, Lannie Angulo, Maria Olivine Contreras, Jessica Banzali, Kristine dela Pena and Norma Corpuz , 26-24, 25-20, 25-19, clinching win over the Department of National Defense and the Department of Health.
A Gender and Development project of Philippine Sports Commissioner Akiko Thomson-Guevara also featuring badminton, billiards, bowling and table tennis, competition sizzled among female players from the Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Department of National Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Health, Department of Justice, National Bureau of Investigation, Land Registration Authority, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA), Department of Social Welfare and Development, Philippine Sports Commission and Department of Public Works and Highways.
In billiards, DOJ’s Rosario Torotoro hauled the gold, DILG’S Cristevert Zulueta, the silver, while Morceda Ali of DILG and Sharon Elisa Lameda of PSC took the bronze.
DOH topped badminton, besting DOJ and DFA.
DPWH was back-to-back bowling champ, followed by PAG-ASA and DFA.
DOE’s Maria Zhahata Malana ruled the 3k Open division, 16.08.61; DFA’s Yvonne Gabon, 18.47.43 and DSWD’s Maridale Rigor, 21.59.73.
DOH’s Cecilia Sanoy clocked 20.06.05 wresting the 3k Senior division; Maricel Sapinoso, 21.24.78 and Alice Abelon, 21,51.37 both of PSC.
5k Open division belonged to Magnolia Olvido of DOE, 31.50.29; LRA’s Robelyn Advincula, 33.08.65 and PSC’s Quiel Ira Moran, 33.19.59
PSC’s Manuela Andaquig, who took last year’s gold, grabbed the 5k Senior division, 31.08.38; LRA’s Odessa Abordo, 31.52.27 and DOE’s Merlyn Abong, 31.54.61.
DSWD’s Angelita Camu, 63 years old, was adjudged oldest runner.
DFA won three straight years in the cheer dance competition.