SANTA ANA, Cagayan — Creamline 2’s Jude Garcia and Krung Arbasto bested PLDT’s Rancel Varga and Efraem Dimaculangan, 26-24, 21-17, to remain unbeaten in men’s Pool B in the BVR on Tour first leg Saturday.
Not even a 20-minute delay due to the strong waves that hit the sand court could stop Garcia and Arbasto from extending their unbeaten run to four matches.
Before their much-anticipated afternoon showdown, Garcia and Arbasto continued to swept Army-FSD Makati 1’s Randy Fallorina and Jason Uy, 21-19, 21-14. Meanwhile, Varga and Dimaculangan topped Negros Occidental’s Beach Volleyball Club’s Deanne De Pedro and Eljhay Ronquillo, 21-17, 21-11.
PLDT fell to second place in Pool B with a 3-1 slate.
Ranran Abdilla and Jaron Requinton proved too much for Pemie Bagalay and Jeffer Guerrero in an all-Creamline 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. Meanwhile, Army-FSC Makati 1 also entered win column Pool B following a 21-13, 21-11 conquest of DeliRush 1.
The remaining two matches moved to Sunday morning due to the strong waves that hit the sand court.
The BVR on Tour Santa Ana is sponsored by 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.
The games will stream live on Smart Sports’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. The streaming is global so BVR fans from other countries can watch as well.