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UST judokas triumphant

University of Santo Tomas completed another double championship in UAAP Season 79 judo action over the weekend at the Sports Pavilion at De La Salle-Zobel.

The Growling Tigers captured a league-best 12th men’s title with 49 points, while the Tigresses won their third straight women’s championship – and ninth overall – in runaway fashion by amassing 74 points.

Season MVP Daryl John Mercado, who ruled the -55 kg. event, led the way for UST as it dethroned Ateneo, which settled for second place with 36 points.

Other gold medalists for UST were Al Rolan Llamas (-60 kg.), Luis San Diego (-81 kg.) and Diether Joshua Tablan (+100 kg.)