SWU rules V-League-A A +A
Monday, October 15, 2012
A COMBINATION of impressive plays from the Southwestern University girls ended the title run of the formidable team of the Pajo National High School (PNHS) Vipers, 25-15, 25-23, 25-17 in the finals of the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League Season 10 Central Visayas Leg at the Aznar Coliseum.
This is the second time that SWU beat the Vipers this year. The first one was when they dethroned the reigning Milo Little Olympics national champions in the Visayas Eliminations.
Sheila Bongo’s impressive attacks earned her the tournament’s best attacker award, while teammates Chrisley Ann Sucalit was named best digger. Therese Rae Ramas got the best receiver award. Maria Christa Gonzales got the best setter and most valuable
Vipers team captain Apple Roiles was named the best server.
“Our biggest challenge now is to take home the national title. We have about three months to prepare especially in the selection of additional players for the team to represent Central Visayas,” said SWU head coach Jordan Paca, who was also named as the best coach.
This year, the organizers are encouraging the champion team to pick players from the other teams in the Visayas elimination.
“The team will be composed of Central Visayas’ best players,” Shakey’s representative Gina Co said.
In the battle for third, St. Theresa’s College (STC) beat the the Silliman University-Dumaguete City in a four-set thriller, 22-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-19. STC team captain
Tovya Kaiko Galeon was named the best blocker.
In the semifinals, SWU beat STC, 25-20, 25-14, while the Vipers beat Silliman, 25-8,25-10.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 15, 2012.