Bea Tan, Arbasto rule BVR King and Queen of the Sands Xmas beach volley
Bea Tan goes for a dig. Dante Peralta

TEAM Fire and Ice survived a late fightback from Team Hugs, 21-16, 14-21, 15-10, to rule the BVR King and Queen of the Sands Christmas Special on Sunday at the SM Sands by by the Bay.

The tandem of Bea Tan and Krung Krung Arbasto defeated the duo of Charo Soriano and Ian Yee to win a cash prize of P20,000.

After a second-set meltdown, Team Fire and Ice adjusted their attacks with effective 1-2 plays in the third set. Arbasto did the damage via strong kills at the net to take an early lead, 4-1.

Team Hugs slowly recovered, 10-12, but Soriano cramped up, giving Team Fire and Ice the chance to put the set and the match away.

Soriano and Yee bagged P10,000.

Meanwhile, Dzi Gervacio and Bryan Bagunas turned back Mary Jolyn Ebro and James Natividad to cop third place and cash prize of P5,000.

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