Air Force, Navy spikers triumph
Air Force and Navy pulled off victories in contrasting fashions to join opening day winners Cignal and PLDT at second in the Spikers’ Turf Open Conference at Blue Eagle gym Tuesday.
The Air Force Agilas bucked the 31-hit explosion of Bryan Bagunas to snatch a 25-22, 21-25, 25-23, 14-25, 15-10 decision over the Sta. Elena Ball Hammers.
Howard Mojica came away with 19 hits while Alnakran Abdilla backed him up with 17 points for the Agilas, who barely nipped the Ball Hammers in spikes, 56-51.
It was a sorry loss for Sta. Lucia, which came out strong in the fourth to force the decider only to succumb to the Agilas’ strong finishing kick.
Navy, on the other hand, dominated Army, 25-23, 25-20, 25-15, with Greg Dolor leading the attack with 11 points and Jayson Sapida, Razzel Palisoc and Bonjomar Castel added eight hits each.
Opening day winner Ateneo was playing with Instituto Estetico Manila at press time.
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