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UAAP 85 MBVB: UST’s Requinton-Varge dominate La Salle, Ateneo for 2-0 start

By: Theodore Jurado

University of Santo Tomas’ Jaron Requinton and Rancel Varga made quick work of De La Salle’s Noel Kampton and Vince Maglinao, 21-12, 21-15, and Ateneo’s Jian Salarzon and Amil Pacinio, 21-12, 21-18, to raise their record to 2-0 in the UAAP Season 85 beach volleyball tournament yesterday at the Sands SM By The Bay.

The Tiger Sands are eyeing a seventh crown.

NU, last’s season’s second placers to UST, overcame anxious moments to also improve to 2-0.

James Buytrago and Pol Salvador rallied from a second-set loss to beat University of the Philippines’ Dan Nicolas and Erl Eusebio, 21-16, 21-23, 15-11.

Buytrago and Salvador later overcame a first-set defeat to Far Eastern University’s Vincent Nadera and Michael Bugaoan, 15-21, 21-19, 16-14

Ateneo’s Salarzon and Amil Pacinio downed Adamson University’s Francis Casas and Evander Novillo, 21-18, 22-20, while FEU’s Nadera and Bugaoan defeated University of the East’s Jake Abria and Allen Buensalida, 21-16, 21-11, to wrap up the first set of men’s matches.

Action resumes at 8 a.m. on Sunday.

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