20th sea­son of women’s vol­ley­ball league un­furls

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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.

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