The Negros Occidental-based Hahah Taekwondo jins brought home a total of 7 golds, 6 silvers and 5 bronze medals to capture the top honors in the recently-staged Visayas Cluster Taekwondo Championships played at the SMX Bacolod City.
The event gathered around 400 players from across the provinces of Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Iloilo, Capiz and Cebu.
Winning gold medals for the Hanah team are Mary Angeline Alcantara for the junior women’s finweight, Janaiah Gerafil for the Grade School girls 120-128cm, Ashley Chavez for the Grade School girls 144-152cm, Dail Ramyel Pano – junior men’s finweight, Elynne Vic Pano – cadet boys finweight, Denmark Gabayeron – cadet boys’ light weight, and Davon Pecha for the cadet boys bantam weight.
Meanwhile, winning silver medals include: Caroline Dean Espinosa for the junior women’s middleweight, Thea Daniela Galila for the Grade School girls 52cm advance, Christian Monasque – cadet boys bantam weight, Patrick James Lobaton for the Grade School boys 136-144cm, Kyle Burata – junior men’s fin weight novice, and Arthur Monasque for the Grade School boys below 112cm.
Bronze medalists, on the other hand, are Gabriella Carmel delas Alas for the cadet women light weight, Luigi Escasinas for the Grade S boys 136-144cm, Al Frances Reyes – Grade School boys 136-144cm, Patrick Joy Lobaton – cadet boys feather weight, and Rolyn Jan Tolentino for the cadet girls light middle weight division.
Meanwhile, Hanah Taekwondo gym also ruled the 1st Regional – Philippine Taekwondo League (PTL) through Living Stones International School’s mainstays Keith Smart Docado, Creoz Agassi Celiz, Rodney Posecion, Jan Mickael Casana and Lester Paolo Escasinas, and Saint Scholastica’s Academy standouts Mary Angeline Alcantara, Shaira Isabel Garbanzos, Ma. Gabriella Carmel delas Alas, Julia Therese Galang and Marycynth Jocson.
Hanah mentor Vic Feria again thanked all the parents and everyone who continuously help them in their quest to bring pride and honor to Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.*