Unbeaten Ateneo streaks to 5th win, La Salle dumps San Beda | Inquirer Sports

Unbeaten Ateneo streaks to 5th win, La Salle dumps San Beda

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 04:14 PM September 16, 2017

FILE PHOTO – The Ateneo Blue Eagles’ Mark Espejo and Manuel Sumanguid celebrate for bagging the championship after beating the NU Bulldogs for the UAAP 79th season Men’s Volleyball at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Yesterday. (PHOTO BY MIGUEL DE GUZMAN)

Ateneo continued its dominance in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference turning back University of the Philippines in straight sets, 25-18, 25-18, 25-18, Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

The Blue Eagles improved to a league-best 5-0 while the Fighting Maroons languish at the seventh spot with a paltry 1-3 card.

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Gian Glorioso put up a game-high 13 points to pace the Blue Eagles while Marck Espejo added 12.

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Ateneo practically put up a wall in front of the Maroons tallying up 14 scoring blocks and allowing just 23 UP spikes.

In the other game, De La Salle tripped San Beda in four sets, 25-16, 23-25, 25-16, 32-30.

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The Green Spikers are now at 3-2 while the Red Spikers are at 1-3.

Earl Gonzales had 16 points to lead La Salle while Jomaru Amagan and Mark Enciso combined for 21 points.

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TAGS: Ateneo Blue Eagles, Collegiate Conference, La Salle Green Spikers, Marck Espejo, PVL, San Beda Red Spikers, UP Fighting Maroons

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