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Pocari turns back BaliPure, gains first place tie

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 06:52 PM October 29, 2016
Michelle Gumabao (7) of Pocari Sweat defies BaliPure’s net defense made up ofr Dzi Gervacio (9) and Rysabelle Devanadera during their Shakey’s V-League Reinforced Conference encounter at the Philsports Arena.

Michelle Gumabao (7) of Pocari Sweat defies BaliPure’s net defense made up ofr Dzi Gervacio (9) and Rysabelle Devanadera during their Shakey’s V-League Reinforced Conference encounter at the Philsports Arena.

Pocari Sweat gained a share of the top spot in the Shakey’s V-League Reinforced Conference after fending off BaliPure in four sets, 25-16, 12-25, 25-21, 25-19, Saturday at Philsports Arena.

The Lady Warriors climbed to a 5-1 tie with University of Santo Tomas, while the Water Defenders slipped to 4-2.

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Gizelle Sy scored an ace for Pocari to seal the victory even as Breanna Mackie had 23 points to lead the Lady Warriors while Myla Pablo added 11.

Pocari assistant coach Romell Abella said they’re aiming to get the possible record before the end of the seven-game eliminations.

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“We’ll still push for the number one spot kahit na pasok na kami we’ll still push for the number one spot but I know UST will give us a good fight,” said Abella.

Katherin Morrell led the Water Defenders with 21.

Pocari was on the receiving end of 10 aces and 10 blocks from Bali Pure but enjoyed its opponents 30 errors.

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