DLS-Z bests Adamson U for second win

ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 18, 2017 04:56 PM
DLS-Z bests Adamson U for second win
De La Salle-Zobel defeated Adamson University for its second win in three outings.

De La Salle-Zobel upended Adamson University, 25-11, 25-12, 20-25, 25-15, to rediscover its winning ways in the girls division of the UAAP Season 80 high school volleyball tournament yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.         

The Junior Lady Spikers were dominant in the first two sets before the Baby Falcons got a lifeline by winning the third frame.         

De La Salle-Zobel got its bearings in the fourth set to notch its second win in three contests and stay within striking distance of defending champion National University and University of Sto. Tomas, both sporting 2-0 records.       

Adamson University dropped at 1-1.        

University of the East entered the win column by nipping Far Eastern University-Diliman in the tournament's first five-setter match, 25-23, 25-13, 20-25, 26-28, 15-6.       

The Junior Warriors rebounded from last Sunday's 17-25, 19-25, 21-25 defeat to the Bullpups to improve at 1-2.       

The Baby Tamaraws fell in a tie with idle UP Integrated School at the bottom of the standings at 0-2.       

In the boys division Sunday, titleholder NU took the solo lead at 3-0 with a 25-17, 25-20, 25-20 win over FEU-Diliman.       

UST overcame UE, 19-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17, to raise its record at 2-1 alongside De La Salle-Zobel, a 25-23, 25-21, 25-16 winner over Adamson.

Ateneo notched its first win after two consecutive defeats with a 25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 25-20 conquest of UPIS.

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