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Perpetual claims solo 3rd

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:15 AM January 19, 2018

University of Perpetual Help climbed to third spot of the NCAA Season 93 women’s volleyball tournament after fending off woeful Emilio Aguinaldo College, 22-25, 25-19, 25-14, 23-25, 15-13, Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

The Lady Altas improved to 3-1, just half a game behind second-running San Beda (3-0), while the Lady Generals stayed at the bottom of the ladder with a 0-4 slate.

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The Lady Altas have now forged two tough five-set victories and head coach Macky Cariño sees this as a testament to the team’s character.

“If you really don’t have that strength within you will fail,” said Cariño.

Skipper Maria Tripoli and Maria Clemente each had 15 points for the Lady Altas while Allysa Sangalang and Hershey Llorente added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Letran, meanwhile, brought itself closer to the top four after fending off Lyceum, 28-26, 20-25, 26-24, 25-22, in the other match.

The Lady Knights reached .500 territory as they improved to 2-2 and tied Jose Rizal University at the fifth spot while the Lady Pirates are in a rough patch with a 1-3 record.

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