CIGNAL extend its unbeaten start to five matches while dealing PLDT its first loss, 25-21, 25-19, 25-19, on Sunday lead in the 2019 Spikers’ Turf Reinforced Conferece at the Paco Arena.
Marck Espejo had 19 points off 16 kills and three blocks, while skipper Ysay Marasigan scored 13 for the Power Hitters.
“Sabi ko sa kanila, it’s all about attitude. Lahat gustong manalo, pero dito malalaman kung sino ‘yung maganda ‘yung character. Kung sino ‘yung mas magtiya-tiyaga,” said Cignal coach Dexter Clamor.
Johnvic De Guzman had nine points for PLDT, which slipped to a share of second place at 4-1.
Meanwhile, national pool member Joeven Dela Vega and Bonjomar Castel powered Navy to a 25-22, 25-11, 20-25, 25-23 win over the Sta. Elena Ball Hammers
Dela Vega scored 13 and Castel added 12 as the Sea Lions improved their win-loss record to 3-2 for a share of fifth with idle Army and Animo.
“’Yung game namin nagbunga naman ng maganda ‘yung talagang fino-focusan namin. ‘Yung mga lapses namin medyo nakita ko na nadagdagan, siguro kapag napagpatuloy namin ‘to, mas malayo pa ang mararating namin,” said Navy head coach Edgar Rusit.
Volleyball Never Stops scored its first win in four matches, beating Easytrip, 25-18, 20-25, 25-10, 29-27.
Tony Koyfman scored 15 points including the clincher for the Griffins, while Pemy Bagalay added 12 markers.
“First win namin pero sobrang hirap kasi ‘di kami masyadong nakapag practice for ngayon eh, kasi busy sa work then ‘yung mga players nag start na ng klase,” said VNS head coach Ralph Ocampo.
Red Christensen scored 12 for Easytrip, winless in six matches.