PVL: Perlas Spikers, Lady Eagles stake unbeaten cards

Mark Escarlote on Oct 06, 2018 09:41 PM
PVL: Perlas Spikers, Lady Eagles stake unbeaten cards
Ateneo-Motolite squares off with another veteran squad in unbeaten BanKo.

BanKo and Ateneo-Motolite will part ways on Sunday in the clash of unbeaten teams in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Game time is at 4:00 p.m. and will air live LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream.

The Perlas Spikers, who finished third in the Vinh Long Cup in Vietnam recently, are currently at solo top spot with 3-0 win-loss record just one win ahead of the Lady Eagles (2-0).

BanKo is coming off a four-set win over listless Adamson-Akari on Saturday in its first of back-to-back weekend schedule.

Head coach Dong Dela Cruz knows that it won’t be an easy task to defeat a taller and very young Lady Eagles.

“Kailangan pagalawin namin sila kasi matatangkad talaga ang Ateneo,” said Dela Cruz.

The mentor will bank on veterans former Ateneo star Dzi Gervacio, who scored 24 the last time out, Amanda Villanueva, Kathy Bersola and Nicole Tiamzon.

Ateneo-Motolite is fresh from a morale-boosting five-set escape over PetroGazz.

Head coach Oliver Almadro hopes that his wards will sustain their momentum to remain unbeaten.

Kat Tolentino, who has been averaging 22 points per game, Maddie Madayag, Bea De Leon and rookie Vanessa Gandler will be on the frontline of Ateneo-Motolite’s march into battle.

 

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