De La Salle-Lipa stamped its class in various fronts as it put two teams in the semifinal round of the Toby’s Junior Volleyball League at the Quorum Sports Arena in Pasig City.
The DLS-Lipa boys racked up three victories in emphatic fashion last weekend, beating Oranbo Elementary School, 25-12, 25-12, and Rafael Palma Elementary School, 25-8, 25-11, before blasting Palanan Elem. School, 25-16, 25-15, to sweep the seven-team field with a 6-0 card.
They advanced to the semis against the No. 4 team with the Nos. 2 and 3 squads disputing the other finals berth on Sunday in the event sponsored by Toby’s Sports, Shakey’s Pizza, and Mikasa and organized by Metro Sports.
Vying for semis slots in the boys division are Colegio San Agustin (4-2), St. Joseph College (3-1) and Palanan Elementary School (3-2).
De La Salle-Lipa A also took the first semis seat in girls’ play, thumping La Salle-Zobel, 25-13, 25-17 and MGC New Life Christian Academy, 25-20, 25-11, and scoring a walkover win over La Salle-Canlubang to sweep the four-team Group B.
MGC booked the other semis seat by stopping La Salle-Zobel, 26-24, 25-16.
Fancied Hope Christian High School and Colegio San Agustin, meanwhile, clash at 10 a.m. today (Saturday, January 12) for the first semis slot in the five-squad girls’ Group A side. Both teams tote 2-0 slates with the loser needing to hurdle its afternoon rival to clinch the fourth and last semis berth.
CSA meets St. Joseph College (1-2) at 2 p.m. while HCS battles ousted Miriam College (0-3) at 3 p.m.
Other matches on tap are SJC vs Palanan at 11 a.m. before the St. Joseph tossers take on the Oranbo side at 1 p.m., both in boys class.
The semis and the finals in both divisions will be played tomorrow.