Rondina, Pons sweep way to BVR on Tour first leg crown
MANILA, Philippines — Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons fittingly capped off their dominant campaign in the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour with a championship on Monday in Sta. Ana, Cagayan.
The pair, representing Creamline 1, claimed the first leg championship after a convincing 21-10, 21-16 win over Good Health-CDO’s Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor.
Rondina and Pons didn’t drop a set on their way to sweeping all six games.
The job, however, is far from done as the duo go for another crown in the second leg which begins on Thursday at the same venue
The two, who are also part of the national team, are also set to compete in the Asian Seniors Beach Volleyball Championship.
“We just need to remain focused on our goals,” Rondina, who clinched her fourth BVR gold and second with Pons as her partner, said in Filipino.
It was a double celebration for Creamline after Krung Arbasto and Jude Garcia outlasted PLDT’s Rancel Varga and Efraem Dimaculangan, 21-19, 19-21, 15-12, in a back and forth men’s final.
Arbasto, who won his second BVR gold, took over as the Cool Smashers pulled away from a 12-12 stalemate in the deciding set.
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