DAGUPAN CITY – Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) stars conquered Tondaligan Beach after winning the championship and the second runner up slot in the women’s division in the first tour of the Beach Volleyball Republic in the city on February 25 and 26 at Tondaligan Beach.

Ruling the women’s division was BVR 1 composed of Angeline Gervacio and Bea Tan while the South Western University team of Therese Rae Ramas and Floremel Rodriguez settled for second place.

Coming in third place was the BVR team 2 of Amanda Villanueva and Rapril Aguilar.

In the men’s division, the big winner was University of Santo Tomas 1 team of Kris Joy Guzman and Anthony Lemuel Arbasto Jr.

First runner-up was Far Eastern University 1 team of Kevin Hadlocon and Jeremiah Barrica while the UST team 2 of Ian Lester Lee and Romnick Rico finished third.

The BVR will be back during the Bangus Festival celebration. (Joseph C. Bacani/CIO/Feb. 27, 2017)