LA Salle and University of Santo Tomas clinched semifinal berths in the Spikers Turf Collegiate Conference after hurdling separate rivals on Wednesday at the Philsports Arena.
The Green Archers came away with a 20-25, 25-23, 26-24, 21-25, 15-8 win over Far Eastern University to end the eliminations on a winning note.
The Green Archers secured the No. 2 spot in Group A with a 4-1 record to arrange a best-of-three semifinal duel with Group B leader Ateneo (5-0) beginning on Saturday at the PhilSports Arena.
The Tigers, on the other hand, beat Emilio Aguinaldo College, 25-20, 25-12, 29-27, to also hike their mark to 4-1 to claim second place in Group B.
UST goes up against National University in the semifinals also on Saturday.