The winners of the recent DSCPI national championship. They are first placer Michael Angelo Marquez and Stephanie Sabalo, second placer Andrew Ysla and Noelyn Mie Pedrano, third placer Elmar Dizon and Rachael Sun, fourth placer Jed Villaruel and Rose Jean Marquez, fifth placer John Paul Mocorro and Mary Joy Dumosmog, sixth placer Anselmo Estillore Jr. and Carrie Samson, seventh placer Darren and Danica De Guzman with DSCPI Directors Marvie Yulo, Gloria Alcala, Flawless Marketing Officer Ira Go, DSCPI Chairman Noel Laman and President Becky Garcia.

Michael Angelo Marquez and Stephanie Sabalo captured the Grade A Latin title of the 22nd DanceSports Council of the Philippines Inc. National DanceSports Championships recently at the Valle Verde Country Club, Ballroom Hall, Pasig City.

Marquez and Sabalo both from Manila bested the Cebu pair of second placer Andrew Ysla and Noelyn Mie Pedrano and third placer Elmar Dizon and Rachael Sun of Visayas in Grade A Latin competition organized by DSCPI President Becky Garcia.

In Grade A Standard, Sean Mischa Aranar and Ana Leonila Nualla defeated second placer Mark Jayson Gayon and Mary Joy Renigen and third placer Tristan John Ducay and Aileen Patrice De Lara to take home the crown.

The competition was supported by the Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, Flawless, Muebles Italiano, Like-FM 105.9, Studio AK, The Greenery Bulacan, Ballare Events Studio and M Catering.

Other winners were Joemari Rios and Israela Joana Aliermo (Grade B Standard), Shaquille Jay Hanz Basan and Cindy Jaz Basan (Grade B Latin), Malvin Jamali and Charlene Mernilo (Grade C Standard) and Roderick Pascua and Christine Jane Tabirao (Grade C Latin).

Also winners were Malvin Jamali and Charlene Mernilo (Grade D Standard), Ruden Estillore and Krisia De Jesus (Grade D Latin), Nigel John Angel and Shadelle Niña Hernandez (Juvenile 2A Standard) and Kharl Michael Miñoza and Sofia Isabella Maree Quilaton (Juvenile 2A Latin).

DSCPI, meanwhile, is now preparing for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in November to be hosted by the Philippines in Clark, Pampanga.

The next DanceSport event is the 2019 DSCPI 1st Quarter Ranking and Competition on March 16, 2018.


Date: October 30, 2018 | Newspaper: Manila Bulletin | Source: https://sports.mb.com.ph/2018/10/28/marquez-sabalo-pair-wins-dscpi-national-title/