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Army sweeps Cagayan, wins V-League title

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 05:48 PM August 31, 2014

Shakey’s V League MVP Jovelyn Gonzaga of  the Philippine Army at the San Juan Arena Sunday. INQUIRER PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Army braced for a Cagayan Valley fightback in Game 2.

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But there was little resistance Sunday and the Lady Troopers needed only three sets to close the Lady Rising Suns out, 25-14, 25-7, 25-23, and capture the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Open Conference title Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Jovelyn Gonzaga and Rachel Ann Daquis stood at the forefront of Army’s attack and wound up with 13 points apiece.

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Last year’s season MVP Gonzaga, who also had 11 digs, was named Finals MVP. She fired 19 points and recorded six blocks in Game 1.

Army clinched its second V-League title after three years.

The Lady Troopers also dominated the Lady Suns in their title opener with a 25-19, 18-25, 25-18, 25-5.

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