SANTA ANA, Cagayan — Creamline 1’s Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons became the women’s Pool B winners after the long-time pair downed Black Mamba Army 1’s Nene Bautista and Jeannie Delos Reyes, 21-14, 21-9, in the BVR on Tour first leg here.
Rondina and Pons picked up the pace after Bautista and Delos Reyes took a 11-10 first set lead and dominated the second to post a perfect 3-0 card in their bracket.
Their fellow Philipppine teammates Dij Rodriguez and Dzi Gervacio of Creamline 2 also went unbeaten, going 3-0 in Pool C following a 21-9, 21-13 romp of Roma Joy Doromal and Heather Guino-o of Biogenic.
Good Health-CDO’s Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor scored a 21-13, 21-13 victory over Toyota Tuguegarao’s Nicole Tiamzon and Jho Maraguinot to seize the solo lead in Pool A at 2-0.
TM’s Mer Jauculan and Hannah Cabansay posted a 2-1 slate in Pool B after a tough 21-17, 22-20 win over Sta. Lucia 1’s Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontaño.
Sta. Lucia 2’s Bang Pineda and Chay Troncoso scored a thrilling 21-12, 18-21, 15-11 win over Eastern Perlas Spikers’ Mich Morente and Jules Samonte to tie their opponents at 1-1 in Pool A.
Delimondo’s MJ Ebro and Bianca Lizares overcame a narrow opening set loss to beat Black Mamba Army 2’s Jem Gutierrez and Audrey Paran, 20-22, 21-13, 15-9, in their midday duel to enter the win column in Pool C.
Doromal and Guino-o later rebounded from their morning session loss to Rodriguez and Gervacio with a 21-7, 21-14 tripping of Ebro and Lizares to improve to 2-1.
In men’s play, Creamline 2’s Jude Garcia and Krung Arbasto continued to dominate as they swept Army-FSD Makati 1’s Randy Fallorina and Jason Uy, 21-19, 21-14, while PLDT’s Rancel Varga and Efraem Dimaculangan topped Negros Occidental’s Beach Volleyball Club’s Deanne De Pedro and Eljhay Ronquillo, 21-17, 21-11. Both Creamline 2 and PLDT are 3-0 in Pool B.
Ran Abdilla and Jaron Requinton proved too much for Pemie Bagalay and Jeffer Guerrero in an all-Creamline 1 duel, 21-16, 21-17, for their second straight Pool A win.
Negros Occidental BVC outlasted Tuguegarao’s James Pecaña and AJ Pareja, 21-16, 13-21, 15-10, to tie their victims at 2-2 in Pool B.
Pecaña and Pareja failed to follow up their 21-14, 27-25 win over DeliRush 1’s Evan Laraya and Sioson earlier in the day.
Army-FSD Makati 2’s Joel Villonson and Josh Barrica defeated DeliRush 2’s Joven Camaganakan and Rhenze Hu, 21-19, 21-18, in Pool A, while Army-FSC Makati 1 also entered win column Pool B following a 21-13, 21-11 conquest of DeliRush 1.
The BVR on Tour Santa Ana is sponsored by Puso Pilipinas, Smart Sports, Santa Ana LGU, Tuguegarao LGU, Board Member Aj Ponce, Congressman Junjun Nolasco, TikTok Phlippines, EVI Construction, Savepoint Plus, Xentro Mall, Toyota Tuguegarao,
Ibuprofen Paracetamol Alaxan FR, Summit and Enervon, Enervon Activ, and supported by the Philippine National Volleyball Federation.
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