Sport Shorts

SWEET-SHOOTING Christopher “Bong” Go buried 12 of his 22 points in the final quarter to lead VMO in beating the Regional Public Safety Battalion, 83-71 in the ongoing Mayor Sara/Mayor Rody Duterte 9th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament at the airconditioned Davao City Recreation Center.
Go initiated the scoring spree in the last four minutes en route to their fifth straight victory.
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Louie Batoon topscored with 28 points to lead Holy Cross College of Sasa past Davao Jones Academy, 63-59, in the cadet division of the ongoing United Basketball League at the Margarita gym in Bajada.
Jan Raymund Yumo and John Paul Sabellano scored 22 points, each but their effort was not enough to stop Holy Cross tally its second straight win as they dropped to a 0-2 win-loss card.
In the junior’s division, Holy Cross (1-1) downed Davao Central College(0-2), 52-48, Davao Jones (2-0) defeated Mindanao Christian Foundation College and Seminary(0-1) , 59-42, and Lifestream International College (2-0) beat St. Peter’s College of Toril, 76-64.
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Holy Child High School managed to finish second place after losing to Sacred Heart of Cebu,  in the Milo BEST National Passarelle finals, recently in San Juan.
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Oscar Villasenor of Alabel, Sarangani Province pocketed P75,000 by winning the 4th Mindanao Open 9-Ball Challenge, recently at the B3 of NCCC Mall.
Villasenor shocked the crowd and his opponent Asian Games gold medalist Gandy Valle of Davao, 9-4 in the finals.