SAN Sebastian, playing without head coach Roger Gorayeb, downed Jose Rizal, 25-12, 25-16, 26-24, on Monday to move closer to the semifinals of the NCAA women's volleyball tournament at Ninoy Aquino Stadium.
Gretcel Soltones had a match-best 21 hits including 18 on spikes as San Sebastian nailed its sixth win in as many outings, just one win away from clinching the first spot in the semifinals.
Gorayeb was serving a one-game suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct.
"We just executed the same game plan coach Gorayeb wants us to do," said San Sebastian assistant coach Clint Malazo in Filipino.
The Lady Bombers suffered their fourth loss in seven outings.
In men's action, Letran pulled the rug from under San Beda, 25-19, 25-23, 23-25, 26-24, while San Sebastain routed JRU, 25-23, 25-15, 25-22.