Central Visayas volleyball teams on the right track in Prisaa Nationals

By: Mars G. Alison May 23,2019 - 09:03 AM

The Central Visayas men’s volleyball team prayed together after winning their game against Cordillera Autonomous Region and advancing to the quarterfinals in the ongoing 2018 PRISAA National Games. CDN Digital photo | Mars G. Alison

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —The Central Visayas volleyball teams are doing well in the 2019 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Game which is held in various venues here.

The girls’ team of coach Yolly Rizarri is already assured of a semifinals slot even if they still have one game against Central Luzon in the eliminations. 

Should they win against Central Luzon, the team manned by players of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) and University of San Carlos (USC), will contest the finals ticket against host region Davao. 

The team won its games against Cordillera Autonomous Region, 25-15, 25-19, versus Calabarzon, 25-20, 25-17 and Northern Mindanao, 25-6, 25-16.

Their seniors counterpart coached by Grace Antigua are also in the quarterfinals as they did not concede any of their elimination games. 

They defeated Cagayan Valley, SOCCSKSARGEN, Western Mindanao and Bicol Region. 

The men’s team also advanced to the quarterfinals after conceding just one of their elimination games.

After opening their bid with a loss to host region Davao City, they won all of their  games against Northern Mindanao, Ilocos Region and the Cordillera Autonomous Region. 

They will face Calabarzon in the quarterfinals. 

The boys team, for their part, also suffered just one loss—their second game  against Calabarzon. 

They won their games against Cagayan Valley, Northern Mindanao, and Western Mindanao. Their last elimination game will be against SOCCSKSARGEN. /bmjo

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