Philippine men's volleyball team also makes early exit from SEA Games after three-set drubbing by Thailand
MArck Espejo and the Philippine volleyball team wind up with a 1-2 win-loss card. Reuben Terrado

SINGAPORE — The Philippine men's volleyball team lost to Thailand, 25-21, 25-16, 25-13, on Sunday at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 to bow out of the 28th Southeast Asian Games competition.

The team wrapped up its campaign with a 1-2 win-loss card, same as the record of the women's squad.

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Marck Espejo had 17 points for the Philippines, but Thailand was simply too strong and went on to complete a sweep of Pool A.

A quick start in the third set gave the Philippines a 2-0 lead, but Thailand easily regained control.

Jirayu Raksakaew finished with 13 points while Kissada Nilsawai and Kittikun Sri-Utthawong had 11 points apiece for Thailand.

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