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Villanueva powers BanKo Perlas

/ 05:10 AM November 15, 2018

With Amanda Villanueva taking the leader’s role, BanKo Perlas crushed Pocari Sweat, 27-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, Wednesday night to formally make the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.

Villanueva, a heavy-hitter in her college days but hardly given a chance to shine in club leagues, had 22 points on top of 15 excellent reception and nine excellent digs as the Perlas Spikers stormed to the next round with a 9-3 record.

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The win enabled BanKo Perlas to close in on league leader Motolite-Ateneo, which remained on top with a 10-3 card.

“It’s good to have that unified goal of making the Final Four,” said the 25-year-old Villanueva. “I guess when you trust each other, that’s more than enough to achieve that goal.”

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