20th season of women’s volleyball league unfurls
THE Basketball Efficiency Scientific Training (BEST) Center’s Women’s Volleyball League (WVL) kicked off its 20th season recently with 60 teams from top-ranked schools in the National Capital Region (NCR) seeing action.
Saint Paul College of Makati is back to defend its title against 12 other teams in the 13-under Developmental Division, while Colegio de San Agustin Makati faces the challenge from five squads as it tries to retain its crown in the 13-under Competitive Division.
In the 17-under Developmental Division, Hope Christian High School will also hold the fort against 20 other teams. La Salle College Antipolo has 19 teams teams to contend with in the 17-under Competitive Division.
Milo Sports executive Robbie de Vera, Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc. President Jose Romasanta, BEST Center Founder Nic Jorge and WVL Commissioner Florentino Santos made the ceremonial serves to open the season. WVL first-timers include Saint Dominic Savio College, Young Achiever’s School of Caloocan Inc., Sisters of Mount Carmel Catholic School Inc. and San Pedro Relocation National High School.
“We’re very excited to host another season of the WVL. This is a great avenue for young girls to showcase their volleyball skills and test their abilities in a major competition. With this tournament, we hope to train and produce more promising volleyball players who will dominate the game in the big leagues someday,” Jorge said.
MILO Sports executive Robbie de Vera (left) makes the ceremonial serve with (from second from left) volleyball federation head Jose Romasanta, Nic Jorge and league commissioner Florentino Santos.