The Philippine Volleyball Federation-Tanduay Athletics Under-18 beach and indoor volleyball championships finished with the out-of-town teams emerging winners in the two-day event over the weekend at the volleyball courts of the Cantada Sports Center.
The sports center is fast becoming the volleyball center in the country boasting of two sand courts (one indoor sand) and two indoor courts, enabling one-day tournaments for both indoor and beach. There were no entry fees, even as complimentary food and fruit juices flowed for two days.
In beach volleyball, University of the Cordilleras ruled the girls’ division with DepEd Pasay High School coming in second.
National University boys dominated their division’s championship. Referees from Pangasinan, Valencia (Negros Or.), Balayan, Cavite and Balanga were brought in for exposure to Metro Manila games.
In the indoor event, University of the Cordilleras won the girls’ division with Holy Family Academy of Angeles coming in second.
In the boys’ division, Lyceum-Cavite was crowned champion, with Harrell Home Integrated of Bacoor grabbing second spot.
A number of DepEd teams from Pasay and Mandaluyong, Grace Christian College, Hope Integrated, Balanga Volleyball Club and GMA Lady Knights were among the participants in the tournament supported by Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr. ang PVF Chairman Mikey Arroyo.