LINGAYEN –The dynamic ‘spiking’ duo of Jennifer Manzano and Cindy Benitez of Team Pangasinan I have made a mark anew in beach volleyball as they bested all competing teams in the 4th and final leg of the 2012 Petron Ladies Beach Volleyball Battle of Champions held here October 4 and 5.
Team Pangasinan I breezed through the competition, winning all their matches leading up to the best-of-three championship game against the tandem of Jessa Aranda and Jonafer San Pedro from the Rizal Technological University.
Meanwhile, Team Pangasinan II romped up third with the efforts of Cassandra Ledda and Melanie Carrera.
Team University of the East I placed fourth; De La Salle University-Dasmarinas, fifth; Emilio Aguinaldo College, sixth; University of the East II, seventh; Philippine School of Business and Arts, eighth; Mapua I, ninth and Mapua II, tenth.
Second District Leopoldo Bataoil, assisted by Provincial Administrator Raffy Baraan and Sports Director Modesto Operania, awarded the trophies, cash prizes and certificates of participation to the winners and participants.
Governor Amado T. Espino Jr., through Provincial Administrator Raffy Baraan, thanked the competition’s organizer for choosing the province to host the sporting event.