14 games open Kadayawan girls volleyball tourney

Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan

FOURTEEN games will be on hand when the Philippine Sports Commission-backed Kadayawan Girls Volleyball Tournament kicks off at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 11, at the University of Mindanao Gym in Matina, Davao City.

Tournament director Abet Bernan of the Balibolista de Dabaw bared this to SunStar Davao on Thursday, August 10.

Matina Central Elementary School (MCES) clashes against Kabacan Elementary School (KES) in Pool A while Buhangin Central Elementary School (BCES) battles Jose Bastida Elementary School (JBES) in Pool B curtain raiser.

Other games pit VF Corcuera Elementary School (VFCES) against Tambobong Elementary School (TES), Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School (KTMSES) vs Talanding Elementary School at 10 a.m.; Sirawan Elementary School vs TES, Vicente Hizon Sr. Elementary School (VHSES) vs Talanding at 11 a.m.; MCES vs VFCES, BCES vs KTMSES at 1 p.m.; KES vs VFCES, JBES vs KTMSES at 2 p.m.; SES vs MCES, VHSES vs BCES at 3 p.m.; TES vs MCES and Talanding vs BCES at 4 p.m.

A simple parade of teams will usher the opening ceremonies that will be graced by PSC Chairman William "Butch" Ramirez and PSC Commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey.

Cash prizes await winners of the volleyfest that aims to provide opportunity for public elementary school girls teams, including those from far-flung areas, to compete.

The Department of Education Davao City reportedly selected the schools that are entered in the event organized in coordination with the city government of Davao through the Sports Development Division of the city mayor's Office.