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In photos: PLDT clinches first V-League title after five-set win over Army

/ 09:39 PM May 31, 2015

Alyssa Valdez and Jaja Santiago teamed up to propel PLDT Home Ultera past the experienced Philippine Army for its first Shakey’s V-League Open Conference crown on Sunday at Filoil Flying V Arena.

READ: PLDT upends defending champion Army to wrest V-League crown

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Valdez, the season MVP, finished with 29 big points while Santiago, who was later on named the best player in the finals, added 17 points including the championship-clinching tip.

READ: Jaja Santiago claims V-League title for PLDT against sister Dindin

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Here are the photos of the post-match celebration and the epic five-setter. CC

Jaja Santiago receives her finals MVP award as PLDT clinches the Shakey's V-League Open Conference crown. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago receives her finals MVP award as PLDT clinches the Shakey’s V-League Open Conference crown. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago receives her finals MVP award as PLDT clinches the Shakey's V-League Open Conference crown. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago receives her finals MVP award as PLDT clinches the Shakey’s V-League Open Conference crown. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey's V-League title.  Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey’s V-League title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey's V-League title.  Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey’s V-League title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey's V-League title.  Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT celebrates after winning Shakey’s V-League title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Army reacts after losing Shakey's V-League crown to PLDT. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Army reacts after losing Shakey’s V-League crown to PLDT. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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Gretchel Soltones tries to break through 3 blockers. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago tips it over sister Dindin.  Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago tips it over sister Dindin. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago goes for the spike.  Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Jaja Santiago goes for the spike. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Army celebrates after a point. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Army celebrates after a point. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Gretchel Soltones tries to score between two blockers. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Gretchel Soltones tries to score between two blockers. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

Alyssa Valdez soars for the kill. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT Home Ultera vs Philippine Army in the Shakey's V-League finals. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

PLDT Home Ultera vs Philippine Army in the Shakey’s V-League finals. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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