De La Salle-Lipa, AGC spikers near semifinals
MANILA, Philippines—Academy of God’s Children (AGC) and De La Salle-Lipa (DLL) posted lopsided victories to close in on semifinal berths in boys’ Pool B while a four-way fight looms in Pool A in the Toby’s Junior Volleyball League at the Toby’s Arena in Pasig last weekend.
The AGC tossers routed Elizabeth Seton School (ESS), 25-7, 25-15, then blasted the Harrel Horne IS (HHS) squad, 25-11, 25-8, to stretch its win run to four while the Lipa-based spikers outhit ESS, 25-8, 25-9, for a 3-0 slate in Pool B of the tournament sponsored by Toby’s Sports and organized by Metro Sports.
Concepcion Elem. School (CES) and Palanan Elem. School (PES) remained tied in the lead in boys’ Pool A with 3-0 cards but St. Jerome Emiliani Institute (SJE) and Colegio San Agustin (CSA) remain in the hunt with 3-1 and 2-1 marks, respectively.
CES won by default over Proj. 6 Elem. School (PSS) while PES clobbered St. Joseph College (SJC), 25-14, 25-7. SJE also scored a walkover win over PSS while CSA held off St. James College (SJP), 25-14, 25-16.
In girls’ play, DLL smothered De La Salle-Canlubang (DLC), 25-3, 25-11, for its second straight win.