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, Saturday in the BVR on Tour first leg here.
Rondina and Pons picked up the pace after Bautista and Delos Reyes took an 11-10 first set lead and dominated the second to post a perfect 3-0 card.
The pool play sweep put Rondina and Pons in a prime position to win another title in the BVR on Tour 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.
Creamline 2’s Dij Rodriguez and Dzi Gervacio 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.
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.
PLDT’s Ella Viray and Iza Viray topped the Black Mamba Army 2, 21-13, 21-12, to post their first win after two straight losses.
The remaining four matches were moved Sunday morning due to the strong waves that hit the sand court.