Asian Games vets hammer the rest

The Guangzhou Asian Games veterans continued to impose their will in various fronts as the national mainstays sustained their monopoly on the gold medal harvest halfway through the 2011 POC-PSC National Games yesterday.

Jessie Khing Lacuna, swimming for Bulacan, splashed his way to the center of the podium four times as Las Piñas’ Jasmine Alkhaldi went three-for-three at the Panaad pool.

At the nearby track and field stadium, long jump queen Marestella Torres of Laguna proved unstoppable in women’s triple jump, as did Olympian Eduardo Buenavista in the 10,000-meter run and Laos SEAG supremo Danilo Fresnido in men’s javelin throw.

The big guns also scored in billiards, led by Efren “Bata” Reyes and Asiad titlist Dennis Orcollo, who disposed of their lesser-fancied opponents to tow 32 others into the next round of men’s 9-ball singles at Gaisano Mall.

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