Ateneo Blue Eagles start Spikers Turf semifinals with quick win over weary NCBA Wildcats
Marck Espejo and the Blue Eagles prove too much for the Wildcats. Dante Peralta 

ATENEO whipped National College of Business and Arts, 25-9, 25-22, 25-19, on Monday in the semifinals of the Spikers' Turf Collegiate Conference at The Arena in San Juan.

Marck Espejo and Rex Intal scored 13 points each, Joshua Villanueva added 12 and Ysay Marasigan had 10 markers.

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Top seeded Ateneo needed only an hour and 15 minutes to take the win over the Wildcats, who scored a three-set victory over La Salle on Sunday in the playoff for the last semifinal berth.

Ralph Oclima and guest player Edwin Tolentino each had eight points for NCBA.


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