PSL: Cignal fends off Cherrylume for first win
Cignal averted an upset and overcame Cherrylume, 19-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-22, for its first win in the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Philippine Superliga Invitational on Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
A quick 3-1 sprint in the fourth set capped by an AC Masangkay drop ball sealed the victory.
“The first set loss was because of the low attitude of my team, however, I reminded them of our game plan and what did we practice,” Cignal head coach Edgar Barroga said in Filipino.
Ahead 9-8 in the third set, HD Spikers unloaded a 6-0 run to pull away for good.
Cignal took advantage of the blocking department with eight while the Iron Lady Warriors only swatted six.
The loss dropped Cherrylume to 0-2.
Mylene Paat led HD Spikers with 20 points while Rachel Ann Daquis added 14.
Mary Anne Mendrez and Judith Abil combined for 32 markers for the Iron Lady Warriors. Justin Robert Valencia
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