Mega Builders overcome Cignal in five to force PVL Open title decider
Bryan Bagunas and Mega Builders keep alive their title bid. Dante Peralta

MEGA Builders forced a decider in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference title series against Cignal with a 18-25, 25-23, 26-24, 22-25, 15-13 victory on Saturday at The Arena in San Juan.

Francis Saura scored 24 points, while Madzlan Gampong and James Natividad chipped in 17 markers apiece for Mega Builders.

The decider in the best-of-three series is on Wednesday.

“I instructed the boys na kahit matalo kami dito (sa fourth set), okay lang, basta makakuha lang kami ng momentum. Pagdating nung fifth set, kumpiyansa kami,” said Mega Builders coach Dong Dela Cruz.

Conference MVP Lorenzo Capate had 23 points for Cignal, Ysay Marasigan added 18, Rex Intal scored 10 and Edmar Bonono added nine.

Sta. Elena forced a decider in the battle for third against Philippine Air Force with a 27-25, 22-25, 18-25, 25-19, 16-14 win.

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