PVL: Fighting Warays try to stay alive in semis hunt

Mark Escarlote on Nov 17, 2018 07:09 AM
PVL: Fighting Warays try to stay alive in semis hunt
Tacloban is in a must-win battle to keep its PVL Season 2 Open Conference semifinals bid alive.

Tacloban’s semifinals bid now depends on fate.

Though needing to pray hard for other teams still in the hunt for the last Final Four spot to drop their remaining assignments, the Fighting Warays, for now, must take care of the things they have control over.

Tacloban is in a must-win situation when it clashes with upset-conscious Adamson-Akari Saturday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.  

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

The Fighting Warays are in a two-way tie at fifth to sixth spots with idle Pocari Sweat-Air Force, sporting 5-7 win-loss records.

PetroGazz, which will face Ateneo-Motolite at 6:00 p.m., currently occupies the fourth spot behind the semis-bound Lady Eagles, Creamline and BanKo.

Tacloban needs to sweep its remaining games and hope that Pocari Sweat and PetroGazz drop all of their next assignments to advance to the semis.

The Fighting Warays are coming off a week-long  rest after outlasting PetroGazz in five sets. But pressure will be on Tacloban’s side against a team with nothing to lose.

The Lady Falcons have yet to capture the elusive victory after bowing down on their last 10 outings.

 

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