Earning wild-card berths are the squads from National University, Mapua, Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu, San Beda College, San Sebastian, Letran, Hope Christian High School
and Adamson University, which all made podium finishes in their respective leagues.
San Sebastian, the 2013 titlist, turned back inaugural titleholder Hope Christian High School
, 69-64, in Group D.
The newly-minted NCAA champions will be up against former tournament champions Hope Christian High School
and San Sebastian College-Recoletos in Group D elims of the so-called "December Madness.
1 points for the Lancers as they won the Midwestern League title and reached the Class 5A championship game, the other incoming freshmen are Calvin Anderson from New Hope Christian High School
and Nathan Sutherland from Westside Christian High.
in their Group C encounter while inaugural champion Hope Christian High School
battles reigning NCAA titlist La Salle-Greenhills in Group D offering at 2:15 p.
But while the NSNU girls kept their unbeaten run going, the Batangas squad needed five sets to ward off Hope Christian High School
, 25-16, 25-21, 19-25, 18-25, 15-8.
On its way to the championship, NSNU swept the Pool A elims, including title contender Hope Christian High School
(HCHS), then ripped host Holy Rosary College, also in three, in the crossover semifinals of the event backed by Mikasa and Asics which drew 12 of the top high school squads in the NCR, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Inaugural champion Hope Christian High School
along with former titlists San Beda and Chiang Kai Shek High School are also expected to make some noise in the six-day, 12-team tourney supported by Davies Paints, Choi Garden and Molten.
The Nazareth girls stepped up their title drive with a 25-15, 25-23 triumph over the Hope Christian High School
side in Pool A while the Batangas-based La Salle squad stopped the host Holy Rosary College team, 25-14, 25-18, in Pool B.
The NSNU girls stepped up their title drive with a 25-15, 25-23 triumph over the Hope Christian High School
side in Pool A while the Batangas-based squad stopped the host Holy Rosary College team, 25-14, 25-18, in Pool B in a pair of duels of unbeaten teams in the event sponsored by Rebisco.
Meanwhile, students from the Hope Christian High School
will perform in the concert 'An Afternoon of Beautiful Chinese Melodies' at the East Atrium on mid-level 2/3 of the East Wing at 3 p.
Rosa pulled through with a pair of tough victories to top Pool B and join fancied Nazareth School of National U and Hope Christian High School
in the Final Four of the 18-and-under Rebisco Volleyball League at the Sta.