PETRON needed a little push to secure a 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 25-23 triumph that eliminated Mane ‘N Tail yesterday in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix volleyball presented by Asics at Muntinlupa Sports complex.
After the Lady Stallions tied the game by stealing the second set, the Blaze Spikers went on attack mode and improved their league-best women’s record to 8-1.
Mane ‘N Tail bowed out of the Final Four race with a 3-7 record.
UST Lady Tigresses team captain Pam Lastimosa had 12 points, but it was the instant impact of EJ Laure that propelled the Espana-based squad past the UE Lady Warriors, 25-11 25-12 25-14, on Saturday.
The UAAP Juniors MVP scored eight points in the first two sets, before resting in the third of her team's straight sets victory. Marivic Meneses had seven, as a total of eight UST players scored in the match.
No UE player scored more than six points, with Angelica Dacayamat stringing six in the final set. Team captain Shaya Adorador had five, while Roselle Baliton added four. - RAF, GMA News
Alyssa Valdez went back to her unstoppable ways, scoring 28 points to lead the Ateneo Lady Eagles past the NU Lady Bulldogs on Saturday, 25-21 25-18 25-15.
Ella De Jesus pitched in 10, while Bea De Leon added seven as the Lady Eagles started their title defense on a high note.
Jaja Santiago topscored for NU with 16 points while Myla Pablo scored 10. - RAF, GMA News
MANILA – Perpetual Altas blew past San Sebastian Stags, 25-21, 25-17, 25-16, to extend its streak to 51 wins in the 90th NCAA men's volleyball competition at The Arena in San Juan City.
Rey Taneo and Bonjomar Castel did everything, firing at will on the attacking end with a combined 14 spikes and blocking every shot possible by combining for nine to wind up with 12 and 11, respectively.
The Las Pinas-based school jumped to the top of the standings with its fourth win in row. Its toughest challenger, idle Emilio Aguinaldo College (3-0), is one win behind.
MANILA, Philippines - Petron tries to firm up its hold of the lead as it tangles with a struggling Mane ‘N Tail side while Generika hopes to keep its streak going as action in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix presented by Asics shifts to the Muntinlupa Sports Complex in Muntinlupa today.
With Alaina Bergsma and Erica Adachi back in form, the Blaze Spikers gun for their eighth win in nine games against the Mane ‘N Tail side at 2 p.m. while the Life Savers shoot for their sixth victory, also in nine starts, against RC Cola-Air Force at 4 p.m. in women’s play of the inter-club tournament organized by Sports Core with Air 21, My Phone, Via Mare, Mikasa, Mueller Sports Medicine, Healthway Medical, Generika Drugstore, LGR and Jinling Sports as technical partners.
In the men’s side, second seed Cignal takes on third seed Cavite at 6 p.m. for a chance to advance to the finals of the tournament which also has Solar Sports as official broadcast partner.
Petron needed four sets to down Foton, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-25, yesterday and clinch the first semifinal slot in the women’s division of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix volleyball presented by Asics at Cuneta Astrodome.
Alaina Bergsma fired 26 points for the Blaze Spikers, who nailed their seventh win in eight games.
Cignal rallied from two sets down to pull the rug from under RC Cola-Air Force, 23-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-16, 16-14.
MANILA, Philippines -- Arellano University continued to live up to its top billing after it waylaid San Beda, 25-10, 25-10, 25-18, in the women's division of the 90th NCAA volleyball competition at The Arena in San Juan City on Thursday.
Dana Henson went on spiking spree, unloading 12 kills to finish with a match-high 13, while CJ Rosario contributed 12, half on spikes and the other half on blocks, to power the Lady Chiefs to the top with the Perpetual Help Lady Altas, the reigning three-peat champions, with three wins apiece.
Arellano is eyeing no less than its first-ever volleyball championship after coming one set close to nailing it before losing a heartbreaking five-set decision to eventual titlist Perpetual Help a season back.