LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – Bugallon chief executive, Mayor Jumel Anthony I. Espino, led his team to a win by a 9-point margin against Urdaneta City in the opening of the basketball quarterfinal rounds of the 1st Inter-LGU Unity Games recently at the Calasiao gymnasium.
The Bugallon team has a powerful line up spearheaded by the Mayor who managed to deliver barrage of shots to include two three-pointers in the 1st quarter.
Bugallon clobbered Urdaneta City, 64-49.
Meanwhile, an exciting match between Team Alaminos City and Mangaldan occurred in the first game. The neck and neck battle between the two teams ended with a win for the western city by three points, 89-86.
Other winners include San Carlos City with 89 points against Pozorrubio team’s 62; and Bayambang team with 81 points against its rival, Sta Barbara team, with 66.
Earlier, Rosales Mayor Susan Casareno likewise led her team and toppled their equally strong opponent, Urdaneta City team, in a volleyball match-up on June 23 at the same playing venue.
Aside from Rosales team, the volleyball teams of Bayambang, San Nicolas and Alaminos City also hauled their first wins against their rival contingents in the initial play-offs of the sports activity which was conceptualized by Gov. Amado “Pogi” I. Espino III who intends provide a venue for government officials and employees to meet and unite as one Pangasinan family.
Here is the detailed list of results of the first match up quarterfinal games for Volleyball (June 22): Game 1- Alaminos City (69) vs Sta. Barbara (64); Game 2- San Nicolas (75) vs Sual (52); Game 3- Rosales (66) vs Urdaneta City (53); Game 4- Bayambang (75) vs Mangatarem (53).
Basketball result (June 23): Game 1- Mangaldan (89) vs Alaminos City (86); Game 2- San Carlos City (89) vs Pozorrubio (62); Game 3- Bayambang (81) vs Sta. Barbara (66); Game 4- Bugallon (123) vs Urdaneta City (114).
By Dexter A. See