Beach volleyball: Rondina, Pons go unbeaten to top Pool B in BVR on Tour

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Posted at Oct 23 2021 06:51 PM

Creamline 1's Bernadeth Pons tries to score against Black Mamba Army 1 during their BVR on Tour first leg women's Pool B match Saturday in Santa Ana, Cagayan. Handout photo
Creamline 1's Bernadeth Pons tries to score against Black Mamba Army 1 during their BVR on Tour first leg women's Pool B match Saturday in Santa Ana, Cagayan. Handout photo

Creamline 1's Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons became the women's Pool B winners after the long-time pair downed Black Mamba Army 1's Nene Bautista and Jeannie Delos Reyes, 21-14, 21-9, Saturday in the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour first leg in Santa Ana town, Cagayan.

Rondina and Pons picked up the pace after Bautista and Delos Reyes took an 11-10 first set lead before dominating the second set to post a perfect 3-0 card, putting the winning pair in prime position for another title in the BVR on Tour.

Creamline 2's Dij Rodriguez and Dzi Gervacio also went 3-0 in Pool C, following a 21-9, 21-13 romp of Roma Joy Doromal and Heather Guino-o of Biogenic. 

Good Health-CDO's Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor scored a 21-13, 21-13 victory over Toyota Tuguegarao's Nicole Tiamzon and Jho Maraguinot to seize the solo lead in Pool A at 2-0.

TM's Mer Jauculan and Hannah Cabansay posted a 2-1 slate in Pool B after a tough 21-17, 22-20 win over Sta. Lucia 1's Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontaño. 

Sta. Lucia 2's Bang Pineda and Chay Troncoso scored a thrilling 21-12, 18-21, 15-11 win over Eastern Perlas Spikers' Mich Morente and Jules Samonte to tie their opponents at 1-1 in Pool A. 

Delimondo's MJ Ebro and Bianca Lizares overcame a narrow opening set loss to beat Black Mamba Army 2's Jem Gutierrez and Audrey Paran, 20-22, 21-13, 15-9, in their midday duel to enter the win column in Pool C.

Doromal and Guino-o later rebounded from their morning session loss to Rodriguez and Gervacio with a 21-7, 21-14 tripping of Ebro and Lizares to improve to 2-1.

PLDT's Ella Viray and Iza Viray topped the Black Mamba Army 2, 21-13, 21-12, to post their first win after two straight losses.

The remaining 4 matches were moved Sunday morning due to the strong waves that hit the sand court. 

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