LETRAN Kathleen Barrinuevao and Mariel Larioque stunned San Sebastian’s Gretchel Soltones and Denice Lim, 21-17, 16-21, 15-13, on Thursday in the women's division of the 90th NCAA beach volleyball competition at the Boardwalk in Subic Bay.
It was the first win in three starts for Barrinuevo and Larioque.
San Sebastian, the titleholder, quickly bounced back with a 21-17, 21-6 win over Jose Rizal's Shola May Alvarez and Laela Lapez for a 2-1 win-loss card.
Arellano and Perpetual Help scores wins over hapless San Beda.
The Lady Chiefs' Angelica Legacion and Elaine Sagun overpowered San Beda's Camille de la Pena and Debbie Dultra, 21-14, 21-5.
The Lady Altas' Jamela Suyat and Vhima Condada later trounced the De la Pena- Dultra pair, 21-17, 21-14.
In juniors' play, Emilio Aguinaldo College’s Aljon Barbuco and Ferbin Colmenar remained unscathed in three outings after registering their third win in row with a 21-13, 21-13 demolition of Letran's Christian de la Cruz and Joseph Sena.