HCDC, JMC bag volley titles-A A +A
Friday, February 28, 2014
THE Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) and Jose Maria College (JMC) captured titles at the close of the college division of the 2014 WMNCAA Southern Mindanao volleyball competition at San Pedro College Gym.
HCDC outlasted Cor Jesu College of Digos, 25-21, 17-25, 25-7, 25-17 for the men's crown on the heels of beating Ateneo de Davao University, 25-22, 22-25, 25-15, 25-20, in the crossover semi-finals.
CJC, for its part, defeated University of Southeastern Philippines (Usep) Mintal, 25-18, 25-15, 25-17, in the other semis match to set up the titular showdown with HCDC.
Ateneo, however, spanked Usep-Mintal, 25-16, 25-16, 25-14 in their battle for third.
In the women's division, JMC bested CJC, 25-23, 25-20, 25-16 in the finals. The JMC volleybelles turned back San Pedro College, 25-11, 25-22, 25-16 while CJC escaped past HCDC, 19-25, 25-27, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11 in their respective semis matches.
HCDC grabbed the third place by whipping SPC, 25-12, 25-19, 25-18.
A total of seven teams joined the men's event and six in the distaff side including University of the Philippines-Mintal, Davao del Norte State College and John Paul II College of Davao. (Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 01, 2014.