Junior Tracksters clinch 2nd place in 90th NCAA

San Sebastian Junior Tracksters settled for 2nd place after a 2-5-4 gold-silver-bronze medal tally in the 90th season of NCAA held last February 26-28 at Ultra, Pasig City.

Desmond Lou Naral led the SSC-R Junior contingents after bagging 3 medals: gold in Pole Vault, silver in high jump and bronze in triple jump.

Melchor Guarte chipped in 2 medals, silver from 1500m run and bronze from 800m dash.

Jacob Nabong won gold in 800m dash while Venz Peña clinched a silver in 200m dash.

Jeremy Cruz (high jump) and Emmanuel Reyes (pole vault) walked away with bromze medals in their respective categories.

The team of Jerome Udtohan, Venz Peña, Ariel Casinio, and Jacob Nabong snatched a silver in 4×400-meter relay.

Junior tracksters, with Joselito Gando as coach, still hold the record for 4×100-meter relay and 4×400-meter relay.


– John Mark S. Andal