Bayawan City LGU hosts beach volley

BAYAWAN CITY -- The Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) staged its 7th leg tournament on May 20-21 as part of Bayawan City’s summer sports activity.

The two-day game was participated in by most teams from University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) held here in coordination with Roger Banzuela, coordinator of Visayas and Mindanao teams.

Lawyer Rene Gaudiel, chairman of the event, said the beach volleyball aimed to promote the beaches in Bayawan City for sports tourism and to encourage the people to play volleyball.

Bayawan City first hosted a leg of beach volleyball with 16 players, eight pairs and two teams.

Ateneo team players include Charo Soriano, Michelle Morente, Jessa Aranda, Dzi Gervacio and Bea Tan, while those from St. La Salle include Sherry Lynne Nicole Gison, Myra Rebelista, and Alexa Micek.

Other team players from University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos include Jennifer Cosas, Erjane Magdato, Jenny Mar Señares, Babet Laborte, and Ruby Casiple; Rosel Sy from St. John Academy, Bacolod; Jaslyn Geconcillo from Bayawan National High School; and Hannah Ollina from Foundation University.

On the second day, the Beach Volleyball Republic organizer awarded the champions Charo Soriano and Alexa Micek.

Other winners were Erjane Magdato and Jenny Mar Señares for the first place, while second place went to Dzi Gervacio and Bea Tan. (PIA)