Mary Joy Baron shines as La Salle Lady Spikers make short work of Adamson Lady Falcons
Mary Joy Baron comes up with nine points on five attacks, three service aces and a block. Dante Peralta

MARY Joy Baron stepped up as La Salle recovered from a stunning loss with a straight-sets win over Adamson on Saturday in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the Arena in San Juan.

Baron had nine points highlighted by three service aces as the Lady Spikers eased past the Lady Falcons, 25-13, 25-13, 25-16.

It was a huge result for La Salle, which suffered a four-set loss to the National University Lady Bulldogs last week.

[See Myla Pablo stars as NU Lady Bulldogs down fancied La Salle Lady Spikers in four]

The Lady Spikers improved its win-loss record to 3-1, moving to second spot behind unbeaten Ateneo at 3-0.

Adamson, meanwhile, suffered its second straight loss after an opening-day victory.

[See NU coach Roger Gorayeb questions Lady Bulldogs' character despite Adamson drubbing]

Ara Galang was the only player to score in double digits, registering 10, while Kim Fajardo added nine.

May Roque had nine points, while the usually reliable Jessica Galanza came up with just six for Adamson.


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