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Kobler, Tinian top gold medal count in All-School Championships

THE McDonald’s-Public School System All-School Athletics Championships concluded on Saturday with young athletes from Koblerville Elementary and Tinian bringing the most number of gold medals.

Hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students along with their parents, teachers and coaches swarmed the Oleai Sports Complex since the qualifier weeks ago.

Northern Marianas Athletics President Ramon Tebuteb, secretary general Robin Sapong, development officer, Elias Rangamar, board member Greg Iginoef and other NMA staff thanked the volunteers and sponsors for another successful event.

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Tinian’s Tyler Santos and Agape Christian School’s Peter Wang run neck-and-neck to the finish line during the 1,500-meter race of the McDonald’s-Public School System All-School Athletics Championships at the Oleai Sports Complex on Saturday.  Photo by Emmanuel T. Erediano

Koblerville Elementary School students bagged a total of 24 gold medals in various events with stunning performances of Jephda Hong and Becky Walter in the seven-and-under boys an d11-and-under girls respectively.

Students from Tinian from elementary, middle and high school totaled 22 gold medals with Colleen Cing leading relays while Ysabella Lenteja and Christopher Cruz dominating sprints in their respective divisions.

The Marianas High School Dolphins bagged 15 gold medals with Therize Millare, Jaime Pangelinan and Ken Song delivering from their respective age groups in various events.

Coume Kaga contributed a lot to Hopwood Middle School’s 12 gold medals while Iris Rasa and Paul Lizama shone in their respective age groups to help William S.  Reyes Elementary School earn nine gold medals.

With Rintaro Miyawaki and Tania Tan leading in their respective groups in various events, Saipan International School won the most gold medals among private schools.

They totaled 13 gold medals.

Agape Christian School athletes had 12 with Arthur Liang and Elizabeth Xu contributing a lot.

Brilliant Star School had nine gold medals with Fiona Regan, Savita Sikkel and Moshe Sikkel going great in sprints.

Andrei Chavez delivered the gold medals for Eucon.

The other public schools that participated are Saipan Southern High School that bagged seven gold medals; Chacha Ocean View Middle School, four gold medals, Dandan Middle School, three gold medals; San Vicente School, three gold medals Francisco Sablan Middle School, two gold medal, Tanapag Middle School, two gold medals and Gregorio T. Camacho Elementary School, one gold medal.