PRO9 team excels in ‘2nd Bato Cup’ Print
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:04

The Police Regional Office 9 (PRO9) shooting team led by Regional Director Chief Supt. Billy Beltran excelled in the 2nd Bato Cup held at Front Sight Firing Range, LPL Estates/Summit Point, Barangay Inosluban, Lipa City, Batangas from May 2-7, 2017.

The team PRO9 emerged as the champion in the 3-gun match competition, 5th runner-up in the over-all team handgun match (pistol), and champion in the individual award for Handgun Match for Jr. PNCO.

The team was also adjudged as the 5th runner-up in the over-all team handgun match (pistol) and champion in the 3-gun match completion, edging out 79 other participants from 18 Police Regional Offices and 24 National Support Units of the PNP. PO3 Fhunzar Jubail also emerged as the champion in the Jr. PNCO for Handgun Match.

The team PRO9 was composed of Beltran, Chief Supt. Jonathan Ablang, Sr. Supt. Jose Bayani Gucela, Sr. Supt. Alan Nazarro, Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, SPO2 Randy Balingit, SPO2 Edencio Granada, SPO2 Renchie Mago, PO3 Jilbert Escobin, PO3 Delailah Zamora, and PO3 Fhunzar Jubail.

Police Regional Information Officer, Supt. Rogelio Alabata disclosed that the “Chief PNP Bato Cup” shooting match is the PNP’s continuing effort to promote competence, professionalism and responsible gun ownership among shooters, both in the police service and the civilian sector.

The competition was graced by Chief PNP PDIR. Ronald Dela Rosa and was participated by PNP uniformed personnel from different units/offices, local and international shooters and other gun enthusiasts in the country.

The said match is sanctioned by the Philippine Shooters and Match Officers Confederation (PSMOC) and officiated by the Match Officers Organization (MOO).

With this development, Beltran extended his congratulations to the team PRO9 and commended the PRO9 shooters for excelling above others in the said prestigious shooting competition. (Dan Toribio)