Lady Blazers crush Lady Bombers for fourth straight win
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 29, 2016 06:49 PM
Ranya Musa scattered 22 points in College of St. Benilde's fourth win in as many games.
Defending champion College of St. Benilde destroyed Jose Rizal University, 25-17, 25-12, 25-18, for its fourth straight victory in as many outings Tuesday in the 92nd women's NCAA volleyball tournament at The Arena in San Juan in San Juan.
Third year player Ranya Musa exploded with 19 kills for a total of 22 points while Jeanette Panaga scored 11 markers to push the Lady Blazers at solo lead.
The Lady Bombers absorbed its second loss in four games.
Reigning men's title-holder Perpetual Help vented its ire on last year's finals foe Emilio Aguinaldo, hacking out an emphatic 25-23, 25-19, 25-15 victory.
Rey Taneo came through big with 13 hits, nine off spikes and four on blocks, while doing everything in defense with his superb digs and receptions while brother Relan did the facilitating with 30 excellent sets.
The Generals skidded to their fourth straight loss.
Meanwhile, the College of St. Benilde Blazers defeated Jose Rizal University, 25-14, 25-23, 25-17, for a 3-1 win-loss record while sending the Heavy Bombers to a 1-3 slate.
In women's play, Perpetual Help routed EAC, 25-15, 25-17, 25-18, to nail its first win after losing to dropping stinging defeats to reigning titlist St. Benilde and San Beda.
The Lady Generals fell to 0-3 (win-loss).
In juniors' action, EAC rallied from a set down to pull the rug from under defending champion Perpetual Help, 25-23, 19-25, 23-25, 25-21, 17-15, to seize the solo lead with a perfect 3-0 record.
Ederson Rebusora unleashed a match-best 24 points while Ceejay Hicap, Dan Andrei Abardo, Francis Casas and Ralph Pitogo contributed 13, 13, 13 and 12, respectively, to also avenge the Brigadiers' heartbreaking finals defeat to the Junior Altas a season back.