TALISAY CITY, Negros Occidental – Team Silay B and Team Gandang Laban emerged as champions in the women’s and men’s category of the NVF Beach Volleyball For a Cause at the Verdana Beach Court Plantazionne here.
Team Silay B of Olga Montilla and Honey Grace Cordero captured the women’s category championship after pulling off an upset over Bernadeth Pons and Nikka Medina of Team Pons.
Bernadeth’s younger sister Melody Pons and MJ Ebro of Team M&M finished second runner up with Angel Canino and Ruby Casiple of EL Kay Salon finished third runner up.
Team Gandang Laban of Nichol Jundana and Deanne Neil de Pedro, meanwhile, bagged the men’s division championship after beating Team Belleza of Ryan Erola Belleza and Jener Jison.
San Carlos A of Stephen Enee and Kent Contiga finished as second runner up while Nicole John Poja and Jeffe Gallego of Cadiz team ended up as the third runner up.
The two-day beach volleyball tournament was organized by Negros Volleyball Federation with the proceeds going to Negrense legendary volleyball coach Globert Layan, who recently suffered hemorrhagic stroke./PN