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PVL: Bulldogs down Altas in battle of collegiate champs

FILE – Bryan Bagunas of NU. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

UAAP champion National University zoomed past NCAA champion University of Perpetual Help, 25-18, 27-25, 23-25, 25-16 in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

The Bulldogs joined Adamson and University of the Philippines in the upper half of the standings with a 1-0 slate while the Altas absorbed their first loss.

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“It feels great that we overcame the NCAA champions. We dominated in the fourth set thanks to our blocking,” NU coach Dante Alinsunurin said in Filipino.

Bryan Bagunas finished the job for the Bulldogs after sealing a three-point spurt with a drop, 25-16.

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NU topped Perpetual in service aces, 6-1. The Bulldogs also dominated the blocking department, 16-13.

Bryan Bagunas led NU with 24 points while Angelo Almendres followed with 13 markers.

Ronniel Rosales led the Altas with 14 points.

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