NEGROS Occidental and Iloilo volleyball teams shared titles after sweeping their respective opponents in the secondary division Thursday in the 2018 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet in Iloilo City.
The Negrense volleybelles, bannered by Bacolod Tay Tung High School, dethroned 2017 Palarong Pambansa bronze medalists Iloilo at their home turf: 25-12, 25-13 and 25-15.
The Ilonggos also swept Negros Occidental, 3-0 in the boys division to successfully defend their title.
Iloilo batters also won titles in baseball after beating Negros Occidental in both levels while the Denden Velez-managed cagebelles beat Iloilo, 68-57 to secure their third trip to Palarong Pambansa.
The 2017 Palaro silver medalists defeated Iloilo for the first time.
Published in the SunStar Bacolod newspaper on February 23, 2018.
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