AHS athletes Batungbacal, Crespo, Filart, Valera to compete for NCR at Palarong Pambansa 2013
After facing fierce and grueling competition in various district meets, four outstanding student athletes from the Ateneo de Manila High School have won the right to compete for the National Capital Region NCR) at Palarong Pambansa 2013. They are Aldo Batungbacal (3-C) for swimming, Mat Crespo (4-L 2013) for track and field, Clarence Filart (4-D 2013) for badminton, and Julio Valera (3-L) for archery. Of these multi-awarded AHS athletes, Batungbacal and Valera are Palaro veterans who have won gold medals for the NCR in previous Palaro games, while Crespo and Filart will be seeing Palaro action for the first time this year. The Palarong Pambansa 2013 games will be held in Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental, and will begin on April 21.