UAAP 82: UST, FEU stay perfect in men's beach volleyball


Posted at Sep 26 2019 12:15 AM

UAAP 82: UST, FEU stay perfect in men's beach volleyball 1
UST's Rancel Varga (pictured) and Jaron Requinton beat Adamson 21-18, 21-15 on Wednesday. Handout

Far Eastern University and defending champion University of Santo Tomas remained perfect after posting contrasting wins in UAAP Season 82 men's beach volleyball Tournament at the Sands SM By The Bay on Wednesday.

The Growling Tigers' Jaron Requinton and Rancel Varga swept Adamson University's Leo Miranda and Jesus Valdez, 21-18, 21-15, while as the Tamaraws' Jude Garcia and Kevin Hadlocon beat the Bulldogs' James Buytrago and James Natividad, 21-19, 19-21, 15-11.

UST and FEU, last season's second placers, improved to 3-0.

University of the Philippines moved to solo third with a 2-1 mark after Nicolo Consuelo and rookie Louis Gamban swept Ateneo's Abai Llenos and Kurt Aguilar, 22-20, 21-18.

After a winless opening day, La Salle made a breakthrough as Vince Maglinao and Ian Jumandos nipped University of the East's Jake Abria and Lloyd Josafat, 21-19, 19-21, 15-5.

The Green Spikers forced a four-way tie at 1-2 along with the Bulldogs, the Falcons, and the Red Warriors. The Blue Eagles, meanwhile, are winless in three matches.

Action resumes on Saturday with eight matches, four in the morning and another four in the afternoon.

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