Meralco completes V-League semifinal cast with quick win over Fourbees Perpetual
Maica Morada comes up with 17 points to power Meralco to its third win in six matches. Dante Peralta

MERALCO completed the semifinal cast with an easy 25-11, 25-12, 25-14 win over Fourbees-Perpetual on Sunday in the Shakey’s V-League Season 12 Open Conference at The Arena in San Juan.

Maica Morada scored 17 points as the Power Spikers improved their win-loss record to 3-3 and joined PLDT (7-0), Army (6-1) and Cagayan Valley (5-2) in the round of four.

“Eto ang resulta ng pag-eensayo namin for the past week,” said Meralco coach Brian Esquibel, who made the most out of the league’s nine-day break to give way to the Asian Under 23 Women’s Championship.

“Gumana ang combination attacks namin at depensa. Sana magtuluy-tuloy na.”

The Power Spikers, who went winless in last year’s Foreign Reinforced Conference, have one more elimination-round match against winless Coast Guard on Tuesday.

Navy is in the fifth spot with a 3-4 win-loss card, but Meralco is assured of the semifinal spot even if it loses to Coast Guard due to a higher ranking point.

Jamela Suyat scored 12 points for Fourbess-Perpetual, finishes the tournament in sixth spot at 2-5.

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