Valdez, Morado, Marano, Santiagos show up for PH team tryouts ahead of Asiad
Ramil de Jesus delivers a short talk before the start of the tryouts. Marlo Cueto

EIGHTEEN players led by Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado showed up for the tryouts for the women’s national team called by the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc. (LVPI) on Friday.

Cha Cruz-Behag, Dindin Santiago-Manabat, CJ Rosario, MJ Phillips and Rebecca Rivera were among the early birds for the 5 p.m. call time of the tryouts held at the Arellano gym in Legarda, Manila.

Also present were Aby Maraño, Jaja Santiago, Mylene Paat, Kim Dy, Majoy Baron, Dawn Macandili, Ara Galang, Kim Fajardo, Mel Gohing, Sisi Rondina and Maika Ortiz.

Valdez and former Ateneo teammate Morado came a little later.

La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus presided the tryouts but declined to confirm if he will call the shots for the team bound for the Asian Games in Indonesia in August.

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