from left Philip Joper Escueta and Paul John Pantig

Escueta, Pantig win Prima badminton men’s open doubles plum

Escueta and Pantig displayed great teamwork to crush former men’s doubles open champion Peter Gabriel Magnaye and Alvin Morada, 22-20, 21-11, in the finale while Castilo and Inlayo outplayed Patricia Barredo and Descka Calimlim, 21-14, 21-17, for the women’s crown. #badminton

Lee Song

Hot Koreans wrest control as Carlos slips

Hot-putting Kim Joo Hyung mastered Pueblo de Oro’s backside for the second straight day on his way to a nine-under 63 and a two-stroke lead over fellow Korean Lee Song as Jobim Carlos barely recovered from a poor start with a blazing windup halfway through the ICTSI Pueblo De Oro Championship here yesterday.