LINGAYEN—The provincial board commended all the athletes that won medals in the recently-concluded Batang Pinoy Luzon Leg which was held from October 21 to 27 at Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.
The resolution entitled “Congratulating the Team Pangasinan Winners During The Recently Concluded Batang Pinoy 2017 Luzon Leg Held in Vigan, Ilocos Sur,” the government reiterated its support for the young athletes who continue honing their skills and build their character through fair play, competitiveness and respect in representing their hometown.”
It made special mention of the contribution of the basketball boys and girls team for emerging champions in their respective categories.
Team Pangasinan amassed 33 gold, 28 silver and 24 bronze medals good for third place overall.
Aside from basketball, Pangasinan athletes showed dominance in sepak-takraw, karatedo, lawn tennis, taekwondo, archery, arnis, athletics, boxing, volleyball, and lawn tennis. (PIO/RRB)