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Creer ‘fastest girl’ as Leyte paces field in athletics

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TACLOBAN CITY—Leah Joan Creer crowned herself the “fastest girl” of the games after completing a sprints double as host Leyte Sports Academy-Smart dominated track and field yesterday in the POC-PSC Batang Pinoy Visayas leg here.

The comely 14-year-old Creer stormed across the finish line in 26.7 seconds to capture the girls’ 14-15 200-meter dash gold well ahead of Aklan’s Cyra Shane Casidsid (27.6) and teammate Angelica Publico (27.9) at Leyte Sports Development Center.

It was the third gold in the games for Creer, one of the 54 student-athletes of LSA-Smart, a facility set up two years ago by former governor and now Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla.

LSA-Smart led the field in athletics with 32 gold medals so far.

Creer bagged the century-dash gold Tuesday with a time of 12.7 seconds. She also topped 400m in 1:02.2.

Her teammate, 12-year-old Aldrin Hermosilla picked up his fourth gold in the boys’ 13-under 800m title. He already pocketed the gold in the 1,500m, 2,000m, and relay golds.

The host’s dominance was rivaled only by Negros Occidental and Bacolod City which stashed the bulk of swimming golds.

OTHER WINNERS: Swimming—Bacolod’s Remselle Limaco—girls’ 13-15 100m backstroke, 200m IM, 50m freestyle; Gwen Joy del Carmen—girls’ 12-U 100m back, 50m back, 50m free; and Kyla Isabelle Mabus—girls’ 13-15 100m fly; Negros Occidental’s Merced Divina Rojo—girls’ 12-U 100m fly, 200m IM; Lorenzo Xavier Abello—boys’ 13-15 1,500m free, 100m breaststroke; Kyla Patrice Kho—girls’ 13-15 100m breast; Dustin Marco Ong—boys’ 11-12 400m IM; and Alfred Valentin Rojo—boys’ 13-15 400m IM; Table Tennis—Bacolod’s Emy Rose Dael—girls singles; and Francis Garganian and Ann Gella Borbon—mixed doubles; Mandaue’s Jan Mari Nayre—boys singles; Weightlfiting—Zamboanga’s Kenneth Bumagat—boys 42kg; Bohol’s Elie Perez—boys 50kg; Nueva Ecija’s Marko Llena—boys above 50kg; Cebu’s Clark Cuico—boys 46kg; Athletics—Neg Occ’s Ailyn Tumbale—girls 13-U triple jump; Joycie Beranio—girls 13-U 200m dash; and Rodrigo Delaben—boys 13-U 400m hurdles; Leyte’s Lyra Baytan—girls 14-15 3,000m run; Feiza Jane Lenton—girls 13-U 2,000m run; Richard Mercado—boys 13-U 200m; Karen Janario—girls 13-U 400m hurdles; Melissa Escoton—girls 14-15 400m hurldles; and Alfredo Dadivas Jr.—boys 14-15 400, hurdles


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