SANTA ANA, Cagayan — Creamline aces Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, and Krung Arbasto and Jude Garcia shoot for back-to-back women’s and men’s titles as the second of the two-leg BVR on Tour unwraps Thursday here.
A total of 21 teams – 11 women and 10 men – are competing in the four-day, double-gender tournament in a bubble setup starting at 8:00 AM.
The matches will stream live on the Puso Pilipinas and Smart Sports Facebook pages and YouTube channels. The streaming is global so BVR fans from other countries can watch as well.
Representing Creamline 1, Rondina and Pons are bracketed in Pool A, which also includes Biogenic Alcohol’s Roma Joy Doromal and Heather Guino-o; Black Mamba Army 2’s Jem Gutierrez and Audrey Paran; Sta. Lucia 1’s Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontaño; and Delimondo’s MJ Ebro and Bianca Lizares.
Creamline 2’s Dzi Gervacio and Dij Rodriguez, first leg’s third placers, headlines Pool B, which also comprises of Eastern Perlas Spikers’ Michelle Morente and Jules Samonte; Toyota-Tuguegarao’s Nicole Tiamzon and Jho Maraguinot; PLDT’s Ella and Nieza Viray; Black Mamba Army 1’s Nene Bautista and Jeannie Delos Reyes; and Sta. Lucia 2’s Bang Pineda and Glaudine Troncoso.
Rondina, a four-time BVR champion and Pons, a two-time winner, ruled the first leg by going perfect in six matches.
In the men’s division, Creamline 2’s Arbasto and Garcia headlines Pool A along with Negros Occidental Beach Volleyball Club’s Deanne Neil de Pedro and Eljhay Ronquillo; Tuguegarao’s AJ Pareja and James Pecaña; DeliRush 1’s Evan Laraya and Joven Camaganakan; and Army 2’s Joel Villonson and Randy Fallorina.
Pool B is composed of Creamline 1’s Ranran Abdilla and Romnick Rico; EVI Construction’s KR Guzman and Doy Barrica; DeliRush 2’s Nichol Jundana and Jeffer Guerrero; Army 1’s Joshua Barrica and Jason Uy; and Orchard Fresh’s Rhenze Hu and Benjaylo Lebide.
The first leg went to Arbasto, one of the winningest BVR athletes with six golds; and Garcia, a first-time winner, after completing a seven-match sweep.
The entire BVR delegation underwent another round of antigen tests on Monday and Tuesday. All the results turned out negative.
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 Philippines, EVI Construction, Savepoint Plus, Xentro Mall, Toyota Tuguegarao, Ibuprofen Paracetamol Alaxan FR, Summit Natural Drinking Water, Enervon and Enervon Activ, and supported by the Philippine National Volleyball Federation.