Spikers' Turf: Cignal ousts Navy, sets up finals duel vs NU-Sta. Elena | Inquirer Sports

Spikers’ Turf: Cignal ousts Navy, sets up finals duel vs NU-Sta. Elena

/ 09:47 PM September 27, 2022
Cignal HD Spikers in the Spikers' Turf.

Cignal HD Spikers in the Spikers’ Turf. –CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines–Cignal knocked out PGJC-Navy with a 25-22, 25-21, 25-20 victory and secured an entry to the Finals of the Spikers’ Turf Open Conference on Tuesday at Paco Arena.

The HD Spikers will face National University-Sta. Elena, which earlier completed a sweep of the semifinals, in the best of three finals starting on Thurdday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Marck Espejo unloaded 11 attacks and four blocks for a 16-point output in the victory while Ysay Marasigan added 14, including the last kill that put away the Sealions.

Owen Suarez orchestrated Cignal’s attacks with 21 excellent sets, including the game-clinching play completed by Marasigan

FEATURED STORIES

“Very happy and we reached the finals. But I’m not the main man here, everybody performed well and contributed, especially Ysay,” said Espejo.

Navy blew its chances in the close first two sets with costly miscues down the stretch, allowing Cignal to get the confidence to pull away in the third.

No Sealion scored in double figures with Greg Dolor and dela Vega finishing with nine apiece. Main man Jau Umandal finished with just five points after missing action in the first set of the game.

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: spikers’ turf
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.