Gritty Lady Red Spikers climb out of two-set hole, frustrate Lady Pirates

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net (FILE)San Beda brushed off a two-set disadvantage and raced back to deny Lyceum an upset victory, 22-25, 19-25, 25-11, 25-17, 15-7, in the NCAA Season 93 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Red Spikers improved to 6-0 and tied defending champion Arellano University at first place while sending the Lady Pirates to a miserable 1-5 card.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Velez, Carlos open year with wins Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Read Next Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak San Beda head coach Nemesio Gavino admitted his team looked sluggish in the first two sets but a reality check allowed them to stop Lyceum’s onslaught.“First off, we fixed whatever we did on the floor because we really looked slow, and we had to be aggressive,” said Gavino in Filipino. “There wasn’t much adjusting when it came to skills, because I already knew what they were capable of, they just had to wake up after the first two sets.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJose Rizal University stopped College of St. Benilde in straight sets, 25-21, 25-22, 25-21, in the first game.The Lady Bombers improved to 3-3 and tied the Lady Blazers at fifth spot. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Shola Alvarez paced JRU’s offense with 21 points while Dolly Verzosa added 16.San Beda revved up the attack in the fifth set, scoring on six straight points to take an 11-5 lead after Nieza Viray scored off the Lady Pirates’ blockade.The Lady Red Spikers got into the 14-7 match point after Lyceum captain Bien Juanillo’s attempt went long before Cesca Raqraquin finished it off with a well-placed kill.Raqraquin led San Beda with a game-high 26 points while Viray added 13.Monica Sevilla had 13 points to lead Lyceum while Christine Miralles and Juanillo added 11 and 10 points, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img

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