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PVL: Army fends off BaliPure for first win

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 10:31 PM July 20, 2021
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PVL Media Bureau

MANILA, Philippines — Black Mamba-Army held off BaliPure, 25-16, 25-27, 25-21, 26-24, for its first win in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Tuesday night at PCV Socio-Civic and Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.

Royse Tubino fired 19 points while Jovelyn Gonzaga recorded 13 points, 16 digs and 12 excellent receptions for Army.

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“Luckily, we won but our game is still far from the kind of performance we want,” said Army head coach Kungfu Reyes in Filipino.

Ging Balse-Pabayo also came up big for the Lady Troopers with nine points capped off by successive hits to clinch the game.

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Grace Bombita scored 18 points to pace the Water Defenders, who shot themselves in the foot with 32 errors.

Army redeemed itself after dropping its opening game assignment following a four-set loss to Petro Gazz on Sunday.

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