Cagayan, PLDT try to break tie in crucial duel for second Finals berth of Shakey's V-League
Cagayan Valley is hoping to boost its bid for a Finals berth in the Shakey's V-League Season 11 Foreign Reinforced Conference as it takes on PLDT Home Telpad. Jerome Ascano

PLDT Home Telpad and Cagayan Valley clash in a crucial encounter Sunday in a heated race for the second Finals berth of the Shakey's V-League Season 11 Foreign Reinforced Conference at The Arena in San Juan.

The Turbo Boosters and the Lady Rising Suns are both running second behind unbeaten Philippine Army and will try to break their identical 2-2 record going to their 4 p.m. match.

But the pressure is more on the part of PLDT as it faces Army in its final assignment. The Lady Troopers already secured the first Finals berth with their perfect 5-0 slate.

Cagayan on the other hand, faces a lighter opponent in also-ran Meralco (0-5) in its last game in the eliminations.

In men’s play, Rizal Technological University tries to stay in the hunt for the last Finals berth when it faces lowly Far Eastern University at 2 p.m.

The Blue Thunder are currently in third spot with a 1-3 slate behind second-running Systema (3-1).

A loss by the Blue Thunder however, boot them out of contention and automatically arrange a title match between league leader Instituto Estetico Manila (4-1) and Systema.


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