Janisa Johnson comes out firing as BaliPure-NU wins five-setter over Iriga-Navy
American import Janisa Johnson comes out firing for BaliPure-NU. Dante Peralta

BALIPURE-NU outsteadied Iriga-Navy, 25-17, 18-25, 20-25, 26-24, 18-16, at the start of the round-robin quarterfinals of the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference on Saturday at The Arena in San Juan.

American import Janisa Johnson finished with 27 points for the Water Defenders, who joined BanKo Perlas among the early winners in the playoffs where teams start from scratch. 

The Lady Oragons have now lost seven in a row after ending the preliminary round with six consecutive losses.

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