EIGHTY-eight teams will vie in this year’s Negros Occidental Volleyball Association (NOVA)-Negros Occidental Cultural and Sports Foundation (NOCSF) Age-Group Volleyball Championship which will open today at Silay City Public Plaza Covered Court.
Silay City Mayor Mark Golez will grace the opening rites to be attended by participants in various divisions – 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and the new category 30 & above (men & women).
NOVA president Roger Banzuela said that St. John’s Institute (SJI)-A will lead the 10U girls alongside SJI B, C and D; St. Carmel Salles School (SCSS) A and B, South Hills Academy (SHA), University of St. La Salle (USLS), Silay, Living Stone International School (LSIS), and Pontevedra.
Meanwhile, for the 12u girls are Silay City, La Carlota City, Sipalay City, SCSS, USLS, Trinity Christian School (TCS), LSIS, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R), Pontevedra, SJI and Daisy’s ABC CS while, for 12U boys are Sipalay, Silay, St. Benilde School, Cadiz West Elementary School (CWES), La Carlota, and Daisy’s ABC CS.
On the other hand, seeing action in the 14U boys are Colegio de Santo Tomas-Recoletos (CST-R), USLS, Silay, St. Joseph School-La Salle (SJS-LS), St. Teresita’s Academy (STA) A and B, Sipalay and CWES while for the 14U girls are USLS, La Consolacion College Bacolod, TCS, Silay, Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod (CSA-B), CST-R, UNO-R, Pontevedra, Talisay, SJI A and B, and SJS-LS.
For the 16U boys are CSA-B, SJS-LS, USLS, STA, Colegio Sta. Ana de Victorias-IS (CSAV-IS), Don Bosco Technical Intitute (DBTI), Bago City, LCC A and B, Silay, LSIS, CST-R, UNO-R and La Carlota while, 16U girls include Bacolod Tay Tung High School, LSIS, SJI, FMT Volleyball Club, SBS, DBTI, USLS, LCC-B, Silay, SJS-LS, CSA-B, CSAV-IS, Negros Occidental High School (NOHS), La Carlota, CST-R and St. Scholastica’s Academy-Bacolod.
And, for the men’s category is Volleylife, Talisay, Rams, 888 Chicken Deli’s, Silay and Hawaiian while for the women are Selekta, Silay, Volleyreenas and NOHS.*