PVL: Lady Tams gore Lady Red Spikers for back-to-back wins
Mark Escarlote on Jul 25, 2018 04:21 PM
Far Eastern University snatched its second straight win after a four-set win over San Beda University.
Far Eastern University recovered from a second set meltdown to capture its second straight win at the expense of debuting San Beda University, 25-16, 21-25, 25-19, 25-22, Wednesday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Celine Domingo played her best game so far, stepping up on offense to put up a personal conference-high 22 points in a great display of her scoring prowess.
Domingo tallied 15 kills, with four kill blocks and three aces lead the Lady Tamaraws, who kept their hold of the lead with a 2-0 win-loss slate.
After dominating the opening set, FEU got into trouble in the second frame with the Lady Red Spikers tightening up on their defense at the net and hitter Nieza Viray finding her range.
The Lady Tams adjusted in the third and fourth with Domingo, the UAAP Season 80 Best Blocker, punishing San Beda with her connection with setter Kyle Negrito, who finished with 21 excellent sets.
“Yung middle attack naming (nawala). Kailangan 'yung passing namin, mag-connect between the setter and the middle. Noong huli, noong nag-connect, gumanda 'yung flow ng laro ulit,”said FEU coach George Pascua, who is looking to steer the Lady Tams into the throne after a runner-up finish in the same tournament last year.
Ebon Lycha scored 10 while Jerrili Malabanan had nine markers for the Lady Tams.
Viray finished with 17 points while Jiezela Viray got 12 for San Beda, which saw its top hitter and team captain Cesca Racraquin held down to only five markers.
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