Lakawon Island is third stop of BVR on Tour 2017

Lakawon Island is third stop of BVR on Tour 2017
Bea Tan will go for three in a row as BVR on Tour heads to Lakawon Island for its third leg if 2017.

Visayas gets its first shot for some beach volleyball action this weekend with the Beach Volleyball Republic coming to Negros Occidental.

BVR on Tour makes its third stop for 2017 at Lakawon Island, once again bringing in both the men's and women's division for the two-day joust on March 18-19.

A smaller field will compete in Negros Occidental but the quality should remain the same with some of the big names still on tour.

With the absence of top UST pair KR Guzman and Anthony Arbasto, a new champion will emerge in the men's division with two pairs from FEU leading the way.

The team Ralph Justine Dablo and Joshua Barrica are favorites to win at Lakawon Beach together with Kevin Hadlocon and Jeremiah Barrica.

Davao's Calvin Sarte and Kim Abian are also in the mix for the title.

Cebu's Rommel Pepito and Jayson Gabales, Bacolod's Neil De Pedro and Herold Parcia, Jonmar Aguillon and Ralph Savellano, Iloilo's Belson OCampo and Jason Laboyo, and team UNO-R's Julianmar Perez and Carl Pardilla complete the men's lineup.

Over at the women's side, Bea Tan, who won both legs so far with different partners, will try to win with a third as she pairs up with former Adamson Lady Falcon Amanda Villanueva. Dzi Gervacio will have Kassie Gormley as her teammate in Negros Occidental.

BVR regular Jennifer Cosas is back and will go to battle with Sheryl Laborte. Erjane Magdato and Alexa Polidario make up team UNO-R, Iloilo is represented by Mae Demontano and Jackielyn Estoquia, Renefel Lagata and Grace Barrica banner Dipolog and Rosel Sy and Shaira Lim carry the banner for team Bacolod. SWU's Therese Ramas and Floremel Rodriguez are also back for another go.

The winner for both men's and women's division will win a grand prize of P30,000 while second and third placers win P20,000 and P10,000 respectively.

BVR on Tour 2017 Lakawon Island is scheduled for March 18-19 in Negros Occidental.

 

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