Creamline teams look to extend reign in BVR on Tour 2nd leg
MANILA, Philippines—Creamline’s Sisi Rondina Bernadeth Pons, Krung Arbasto, and Jude Garcia are seeking their second straight doubles in the second leg of the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour in Sta. Ana, Cagayan.
Rondina and Pons will look to defend their first leg title against 10 other pairs while Arbasto and Garcia will do the same in the men’s field against nine other teams.
Playing under Creamline 1, Rondina and Pons are in Pool A together with Biogenic Alcohol’s Roma Joy Doromal and Heather Guino-o, Black Mamba Army 2’s Jem Gutierrez and Audrey Paran, Sta. Lucia 1’s Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontaño, and Delimondo’s MJ Ebro and Bianca Lizares.
Creamline 2’s Dzi Gervacio and Dij Rodriguez, who won bronze in the first leg, head Pool B, which also has Eastern Perlas Spikers’ Michelle Morente and Jules Samonte, Toyota-Tuguegarao’s Nicole Tiamzon and Jho Maraguinot, PLDT’s Ella and Nieza Viray, Black Mamba Army 1’s Nene Bautista and Jeannie Delos Reyes, and Sta. Lucia 2’s Bang Pineda and Glaudine Troncoso.
Pons and Rondina, who won bronze in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, went perfect in all six of their matches in the first leg.
Arbasto and Garcia will play under Creamline 2 and leads Pool A along Negros Occidental Beach Volleyball Club’s Deanne Neil de Pedro and Eljhay Ronquillo, Tuguegarao’s AJ Pareja and James Pecaña, DeliRush 1’s Evan Laraya and Joven Camaganakan, and Army 2’s Joel Villonson and Randy Fallorina.
Pool B is composed of Creamline 1’s Ranran Abdilla and Romnick Rico, EVI Construction’s KR Guzman and Doy Barrica, DeliRush 2’s Nichol Jundana and Jeffer Guerrero, Army 1’s Joshua Barrica and Jason Uy, and Orchard Fresh’s Rhenze Hu and Benjaylo Lebide.
Arbasto, a six-time BVR champion, and Garcia, who won his first title in Sta. Ana, also had an unbeaten run to the trophy in the first leg.