Home | Zamboanga City Re-Asserts Sports Supremacy in the Region

Zamboanga City once again retained its domination in the field of sports, both in the secondary and elementary levels, during the recently concluded Zamboanga Peninsula Athletic Association (ZPRAA) Meet held in Dumingag, Zamboanga Del Sur last March 15-21, 2009.

In the secondary level, Zamboanga City scored a whooping 400.5 points to dominate the field followed by Zamboanga Sibugay in distant second with 218.5 points, and by Zamboanga del Norte at third with 191.5 points.

In the elementary level, Zamboanga City amassed a total of 312 points to bag the general championship followed by Zamboanga del Norte at second with 221 points and Zamboanga Sibugay at third with 204 points.

The Ateneo de Zamboanga University athletes, both elementary and secondary, contributed significantly in the medal haul to ensure Zamboanga City’s grip on the general championship.

The following are the ADZU athletes who pocketed medals in the ZPRAA Games. They will be part of the Region IX contingent who will participate in the Palarong Pambansa in Tacloban City last April 26 to May 2, 2009.


SAAVEDRA, Mary Angelic Swimming (G) 5 Golds/1 Silver
LEDESMA, Marietoni Swimming (G) 2 Golds
ALFARO, Jose Mari Basketball (B) 1 Gold
ALFARO, Pedro III Basketball (B) 1 Gold
AMIL, Weesam Basketball (B) 1 Gold
CALIMOT, Ryan Basketball (B) 1 Gold
ASCAÑO, Moh. Sayed Basketball (B) 1 Gold
BUNDAJON, Niko Basketball (B) 1 Gold
ELUM, Franz, Frondiz Basketball (B) 1 Gold
HASIM, Rifgy Basketball (B) 1 Gold
LADJAMALIK, Al-Mudzlin Basketball (B) 1 Gold
PILANGA, Van Paulo Basketball (B) 1 Gold
GONZAGA, Eddess Karl Football (B) 1 Gold
TORRES, Gian Carlo Football (B) 1 Gold
ILAJI, Fradzmer Taekwondo (B) 1 Gold
REDOBLE, Marcos III Badminton (B) 1 Gold
LEDESMA, Marietoni Allysha Swimming (G) 4 Silvers
AMIN, Jamal Badminton (B) 1 Silver
LAYOG, Joseph Paul Baseball (B) 1 Silver
CAJERES, Keyna Margerethe Table Tennis (G) 1 Silver
ENOLPE, Ryan Vincent Volleyball (B) 1 Silver
JIMENEA, Jayson Volleyball (B) 1 Silver
MILAN, Fidznine Volleyball (B) 1 Silver
MOGAN, Kritz Franklin Volleyball (B) 1 Silver
MORADOS, Ernest Cleo Volleyball (B) 1 Silver
ARCILLAS, Adrienne Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
FUERTES, Nicole Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
INFANTE, Dean Monique Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
LABILOG, Aimee Loraine Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
ROJAS, Danielle Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
GUEVARRA, Ramerica Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
KARAY, Abdulmoil Lawn Tennis (B) 1 Bronze
SAAVEDRA, Gabriel Lawn Tennis (B) 1 Bronze


JOCSON, Chris Hashim Swimming (B) 4 Golds/2 Silvers
FILOTEO, Aeanne Swimming (G) 3 Golds
MIRANDA, Ma. Fenella Swimming (G) 2 Golds/2 Silvers
OCALINAS, Paolo Romano Swimming (B) 1 Golds/2 Silvers
TORRES, Paula Gail Volleyball (G) 1 Silver
PASION, Anthony Alfred Taekwondo (B) 1 Silver
TUNGUPON, Moh. Zeid Lawn Tennis (B) 1 Silver
SAAVEDRA, Rey Alessandro Swimming (B) 1 Silver
ILAJI, Fradzne Taekwondo (G) 1 Bronze
FOLGO, Neo Walter Taekwondo (B) 1 Bronze

A well-deserved congratulations is also extended to all the ADZU coaches who were responsible for turning these athletes into medal recipient. We would like to thank coaches Expedito delos Santos (Basketball-Elementary Boys), Christopher Francisco (Taekwondo-Elementary/Secondary Boys & Girls), Wilfredo Nono (Volleyball-Elementary Girls), Randolf Ong (Volleyball-Elementary Boys) and Rommel Cuaresma (Swimming-Elementary/Secondary Boys & Girls).