Courtesy of CEBU DAILY NEWS (www.inquirer.net)
December 20, 2007 Thursday issue
By Jonas Panerio, Correspondent
Rick Gabuya, Sports Editor
CEBU CITY, Philipppines - The Sacred Heart School-Hijas De Jesus girls football squad added another jewel to their crown after capturing the Girls-17 title in the 1st Patid sa TC Football Festival at the University of San Carlos football pitch in Talamban.
The Pabol FC-managed team breezed through the elimination round with an unblemished 3-0 record, demolishing the SHS-Jesuits, 1-0; Little Angels Montessori School, 12-0; and sister squad, SHS-Hijas Sophies Team, 2-0 to top Group A and earn the right to advance to the women’s open division as well.
In their phenomenal 12-0 victory over LAMS, Bea Maximo and Jackie Ting each submitted hat-tricks, while Erika Casas had two goals. Banban Yu, Mara Dado. Maris ting and Lea-Ann Calejesan also scored.
There, SHS-Hijas were ambushed by the more experienced Bulwarks Women’s Open Team via penalty shootout, 2-0, and then had to settle for a 2-0 win over San Roque FC in the battle for third place match in the women’s open class.SHS-Hijas however, sizzled in the girls-17 title match as they blanked San Roque FC, 2-0, getting a goal each from ace midfielders Casas and Yu, to claim the championship. /Correspondent Jonas Panerio