Cignal pulls stunner against fancied PLDT for rousing start in Spikers' Turf campaign
Herschel Ramos of Cignal slams one home against two PLDT defenders. Dante Peralta

CIGNAL made known its intention right away as it stunned fancied PLDT Home Ultera, 25-21, 25-21, 25-19, in the Spikers’ Turf Season 1 Reinforced Conference at The Arena in San Juan on Sunday.

Lorenzo Capate Jr. made 15 points, while Edward Ybanez and Edmar Bonono each had 10 markers apiece to complete the HD Spikers’ demolition of last conference’s champion.

Alexis Faytaren and Herschel Ramos combined for 13 points as Cignal just took an hour and 27 minutes to finish the three-set win.

The HD Spikers thus join Philippine Air Force and Philippine Navy on top of the standings with identical 1-0 records.

Mark Gil Alfafara finished with 13 points for PLDT Home Ultera, which started its campaign on a wrong foot and be in the company of Instituto Estetico Manila and Sta. Elena at the bottom.

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