USPF boys clinch title
The University of Southern Philippines Foundation upended the University of San Carlos in a thrilling do-or-die Game 3 to snare the 18th Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (CESAFI) secondary boys volleyball championship yesterday at its own turf in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.
USPF boys displayed sheer courage and determination to pull through a hard-earned, 25-16, 25-27, 29-27, 34-32 victory over USC.
After their lost in Game 2, USPF of coach Cecil Jotojot made some necessary adjustments that became the key to their victory.
Interestingly, USPF had previously defeated USC two years ago in a championship match were they ended an eight-year title drought.
Rookie outside and opposite attacker Amil Q. Pacinio Jr., who sealed the deal for USPF with his crucial attack in the final set, was declared the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the season.
"Happy kaayo ko kay nagbunga g'yud among hard work and struggles sa trainings. I dedicate this win to my family og nagpasalamat ko sa tanang mga taga USPF nga ni support namo," Pacinio said.
The 16-year old Pacinio also received the best opposite attacker plum.
Other special awardees from USPF were Kobe Bryan Rizaga (best libero) and Christopher Claro (second best middle blocker). USC's Jan Marc Solon and June Yungco were the best Outside Attackers, Chris John Pastor earned the first best middle blocker, while Ruel Sarnejo Jr. was the best setter. —
Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu booters celebrate after claiming the secondary division title of the 2018 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (CESAFI) football tournament yesterday at the Cebu City Sports Center. PAUL JUN E. ROSAROSO