WNC, La Salle bag chess titles

WNC collected 6 points to clinch the men’s title while DLSU tallied 6.5 points to claim the women’s crown.

Cagayan De Oro City’s Xavier University with 5.5 points, settled for second place followed by College of St. Benilde with 5 points in the men’s chess.

WNC women’s squad and host University of St. La Salle copped the women’s second and third place honors with 5.5 and 4.5 points respectively.

Holy Cross of Davao College and Brokenshire College could only manage to place 8th and 12th place in both the men and women’s division while the Mindanao State University men’s team and Xavier’s lady chessers finished at 9th place in the three-day chess competition.

In basketball, the Holy Cross of Davao College men’s basketball teams barged into the quarterfinals with a 97-62 win over the University of San Agustin of Ilo-ilo City at the Natalio G. Velez Gymnasium here.

On the other hand, Ateneo De Davao University men’s basketball team routed Negros Oriental State University of Dumaguete City, 74 – 60 while in sepak tawraw, the University of Mindanao men’s team lost to host University of St. La Salle, 2 – 0.
Over at the volleyball court, Holy Cross of Davao College lady spikers absorb their first setback in three outings at the hands of University of Negros Occidental-Recoleto s belles.