03 Jun NorthMin Shakey’s V-League: XUHS and SMS Fail to Qualify, Merry Child School to Face Iligan City NHS in the Semis
On Tuesday of the Northern Mindanao Shakey’s V-League held at the Corpus Christi gym here in Cagayan de Oro, Xavier University High School (XUHS) Lady Crusaders was joined by both CDO-born Ranielle Rosales and Martha Raagas who helped the UST Junior Tigresses to win against National University (NU) during the Season 14 Shakey’s GVL NCR Leg. The lucky tandem did fought a good fight with their XU teammates, however, they weren’t able to win against Libertad National High School. Later that afternoon’s quarterfinal match, they struggled facing the defending champion Angelicum Learning Centre which had reigned with two-straight sets. Failing to qualify for the semis, the tandem are set to go back to UST.
Meanwhile, St. Mary’s School’s Fiat game against last year’s finalist Iligan City National Hig School was brought up until the deciding thrid set. In the first set, Iligan City NHS dominated the game until SMS surprised them in the second game with a score of 10-0. Yet, forefront guest player Kyra Garcis from Cagayan de Oro and Palaro holdover Trizia Sumilang proved themselves to be strong players for the Iligan team, winning against SMS Fiat during the third set.
Qualifying for the semifinals is barangay Bulua’s Merry Child School under team manager Kim Salcedo who were able to win against Libertad NHS with 2-0. They’ll be facing the team from Iligan City NHS. Whichever team wins between St. Joseph School of El Salvador and host Corpus Christi, they’ll be facing Angelicum Learning Center in the other half of the semifinal matches.