Twenty-one more tankers led by Joey Del Rosario and Davidica Salaya, have been named Most Outstanding Swimmers (MOS) in the Class C category of the 71st Philippine Swimming League (PSL) Leg Series dubbed as 2014 Pamaskong Handog held at the Diliman Preparatory School swimming pool in Quezon City.
Del Rosario, a product of Susan Papa Swimming Academy, collected 47 points to grab the MOS trophy in the boys’ 7 years while Salaya also stamped her class in the girls’ 10 years with 46 points, good enough to pocket the MOS plum.
The other MOS awardees in the girls’ division were Herra Alexandra Kim (7), Sinead Famanilla and Angela Claire Torrico (8), Julliana May Cabrera (9), Izhabella Francine Balanza (11), Isabel Baclig (12), Jeremae Abainza (13), Gianna Altria Janeo (14), Mary Christine Llorente (15) and Jie Lord Isanan (17).
Besides Del Rosario, the MOS in the boys’ class were Rodjohn Mykel Cuasay (8), Karl Kervee Pastoril (9), Juan Diego Perez (10), James Peter Hutchings (11), Lorenz Dominic Flores (12), Polyandre Cheng (13), Victor Perez (14), Kobe Soguilon (15) and Alfred Conda (16).
“We are happy to see good results in our grassroots development program. Seeing these kids improve from time to time is already an achievement for us. It’s just the beginning of their career and we want to see them grow and become successful not only in local tournament but in international level as well in the future,” said PSL President Susan Papa.
The Cavite Sailfish Swim Club garnered 1,360 points to claim the overall championship crown while McUr3 Aquaspeed Sailfish (648) and Amoranto Swimming Team (518) wound up second and third, respectively.
Rounding up the Top 15 are Diliman Preparatory School (517), Tuguegarao Swim Team (512), Whimbrel Swimming Club (490), Joey Andaya Seagulls (428), Elite Swimming Team (422), Albay Falcons Swim Club (415), University of the Philippines Integrated School (395), Technological University of the Philippines-Manila Gray Hawks (384), Camp Aguilando Streamline (331), Angelicum Swim Club (321), Class-Montgomery (264) and Raging Paddlers of Mindoro (251).
There are more than 500 swimmers from 37 teams have competed in the final leg series of the year.
“We’re looking forward to another great year come 2015. It’s just the beginning and we’re planning to have more exciting competitions next year, bigger and better,” added Papa.
The PSL is the National University Sports Association for Colleges and Universities accredited to Federation of School Sports Associations of the Philippines (FESSAP) and internationally affiliated to Federation International Sports University (FISU).