Soriano returns to action in BVR on Tour

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 24, 2018 10:34 AM
Soriano returns to action in BVR on Tour
Perlas' Charo Soriano and Bea Tan, who ruled the Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour Puerto Galera leg last January, will reunite in El Nido (Photo courtesy of BVR).
The Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour goes to one of the Philippines’ finest beaches for the first time as it holds its eighth leg of the year on Saturday at Lio Beach in El Nido, Palawan.

The two-day tournament will feature eight women's and men's team which includes two home pairs from Palawan State University and Lio El Nido.

Charo Soriano will play for the first time since the Santa Ana Open in June, reuniting with Bea Tan for Perlas-1.

"I’m back in the game. First time playing beach volleyball again and it feels so good," said Soriano, the sport's poster girl who is working overtime to bring back her competitive form in the sand court.

Soriano and Tan, who ruled the Puerto Galera leg last January, will combine forces for the sixth time this year, as their familiarity with each other will come into handy.

Among other women's pairs are Perlas-2's Dzi Gervacio and Roma Doromal, Air Force 1's Mariel Legaspi and Mae Crisostomo, Air Force 2's Coyah Abanto and Jen Acain, and PSU's April Sayang and Zarah Javarez.

The crack men's field includes former UAAP champion KR Guzman and Yee, Air Force's Philip Nunez and Mike Abria, Army's Joshua Barrica and Randy Flores, Manila Unicorns' Neil Flores and Justin Santos, Wildcard's Mikhail Shavrak and James Buytrago, and PSU's Janry Corpuz and Allan Aborot.

The 34th leg overall since the BVR began in late 2015, winners in both divisions will be receive P50,000.

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