Sunday, November 12, 2006

CIS, Pabol bag quaterfinal seats

Courtesy of MCB, Sun.Star Cebu

THE Cebu International School (CIS) and PaBol Football Club barged into the quarterfinal round of the sought-after Girls 16 Division of 11th Alaska Cup Football Festival yesterday at the Ayala Alabang Country Club Fields.

CIS and PaBol both enter the final eight after making it to the top two of their respective brackets. CIS ended the elimination round with a 3-1 card, while PaBol finished with a 2-1-1 slate.

CIS blanked De La Salle Canlubang, 4-0, Southville International School, 4-0, and Angelicum, 9-0. It’s only loss was a close one against the Ateneo de Davao University, 0-1.

PaBol, on the other hand, drew Baguio 1-1, before winning over De La Salle Lipa, 1-0, and Statesfield Cavite,7-0. It lost to Alabang, 0-6, in its final game.

The Girls 16 title is a hot item as the winner will represent the country in the Gothia Cup in Sweden next year. The organizers will shoulder all expenses for the squad.

The other teams fielded by CIS, on the other hand, will come home empty-handed. Their Boys 14 squad finished second after losing to Makati Football School, 0-1 in the finals.

The Boys 16 team, spearheaded by Paolo Cases and Michael Sharpe, settled for fourth place, while the Boys 12 team made it to the quarterfinal round only to be booted out by De La Salle Zobel, 0-2.

The Pabol Girls 12,meanwhile, is on the right track as it registered 3 wins out of its four games yesterday.

After losing to De La Salle Zobel, 0-3 in its first game, it then defeated Miriam College, 1-0, behind the heroics of Alexis Casas. It defeated Brent International School, 2-0 and Makati FS, 4-0.

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