HD Spikers hunt for second win, share of the lead
Mark Escarlote on Jul 08, 2017 07:11 AM
Cignal guns to spark a winning run when it marches into battle against Sta. Elena.
Powerhouse Cignal looks to join early leaders Philippine Air Force and Mega Builders when the HD Spikers take on Sta. Elena Saturday in the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Open Conference men’s division at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Game time is at 10:00 a.m. and will be followed by the 1:00 p.m. tussle between Café Lupe and Instituto Estetico Manila that will air via livestream.
The Reinforced Conference champions HD Spikers defeated the Sunrisers, 25-19, 25-18, 25-13, in their tournament opener last Sunday and will try to keep their unbeaten record intact.
The Jet Spikers and Volley Volts share the top spot with 2-0 win-loss slates.
Sta. Elena is coming off a sorry 25-23, 20-25, 19-25, 25-21, 10-15 setback against Air Force last Wednesday after a straight sets win against IEM to open its campaign.
Meanwhile, the Sunrisers are winless in two games while the Phoenix Volley Masters are tied with Philippine Army and newcomer Gamboa Coffee with 0-1 slate.
Café Lupe absorbed a 17-25, 20-25, 13-25, defeat at the hands of the Volley Volts last Wednesday.
IEM started on the wrong foot, bowing down to Sta. Elena, 16-25, 20-25, 21-25, last Sunday.
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