December 7, 2023

The Baguio City Archery Club ruled the 1st Brawner’s Archery Cup on Sept. 15 and 16 at the Melvin Jones grounds with 23 gold, 14 silver, and 10 bronze medals.

The event was in honor of the late National Archery Association of the Philippines president, Dr. Leonor Fe Brawner.

1ST BRAWNER’S CUP — Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr. and University of the Cordilleras Sports Director Danilo Cong-o presented the winners in the U15 qualifying and Olympic rounds with Chass Colas winning two gold medals. — Contributed photo

BCAC’s Ryzen Keith Viduya won gold in the Olympic rounds compound under 18 male while Jaime Pimentel and Edgar Riña won a gold and a silver medal apiece in the barebow open men, with Riña ruling the qualifying rounds followed by Pimentel on second then they trade places in the Olympic rounds.

In the recurve para open men, BCAC’s Giovanni Ola got gold in the qualifying rounds while teammate Michael Gorospe topped the Olympic rounds.

The women’s side was led by Elizabeth Bayla bagging two gold medals in both events for BCAC. 

Edgar Riña added a gold medal for BCAC in the compound para open qualifying rounds while Angelo Managdang got gold in the compound para open Olympic rounds.

Adding gold medals for BCAC were Agustina Bantiloc who emerged as champion in the Olympic and qualifying rounds in the women’s compound para open while Resha Dawn Ronquillo won two gold me-dals in the recurve under 21 women for Olympic and qualifying rounds, and Jarraine Lictao in the recurve  U49 qualifying rounds.

Other gold me-dalists for BCAC were Neil Travis Rosario with two me-dals in the U10 boys qualifying and Olympic rounds, Margaret Cabuag with two medals in the U10 girls qualifying and Olympic rounds, Chenea Passi – Under 13 girls in the qualifying and Olympic, Thomas Villaruz in the U13 boys Olympic, and Chass Colas with two medals in the U15 boys qualifying and Olympic rounds.   

University of Baguio Cardinals came in second place with an 11-6-3 medal haul.

Gold medalists were Rhianne Nawew who bagged two me-dals in the qualifying and Olympic rounds of the compound U18 female, Michiko Gonzales who championed the compound open women qualifying and Olympic; and Cyrus Ebenezer Obenita in the recurve U21 Olympic round men. 

The men’s compound open was ruled by UBC’s Alon Yuan Jucutan in the Olympic and qualifying rounds; teammate Renian Keith Nawew got gold in the recurve U49 men in the qualifying and Olympic rounds.

Chloe Frogozo topped the U15 girls Olympic while teammate Pia Noble won in the U15 qualifying rounds.

Pines City Archery Club (PCAC) followed in third with 6-12-2 medals courtesy of Jeptha Caleb Fernandez in the compound U18 male Olympic round; Jalenglomarie Lictao who got two gold medals as the lone female contender in the barebow open qualifying and Olympic rounds; Jathniel Caleb Fernandez in the U13 boys in the qualifying round; and Beatrice Tacudog, who won the novice open female in the Olympic and qualifying rounds.

Other gold medalists were Reinzbert Burgos of University of the Cordilleras Jaguars in the recurve U21 qualifying men while teammate Kateleen Yanna Somera bagged gold in the Olympic recurve under 49 in the women’s side; Ronalyn Ravelo in the U18 girls Olympic and Irish Licudan in the qualifying rounds; Miel Achilles Cipriano in the U18 boys in both the qualifying and Olympic rounds.

Prince Gillian Javier topped the novice boys Olympic and qualifying rounds while Clarence Ortiz in the novice open men Olympic while Clarence Ortiz took the gold in the qualifying rounds.

The event was supported by the Brawner family led by Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr.