Cargo Movers add more woes to reeling Lady Realtors
F2 Logistics scored back-to-back wins after sending Sta. Lucia to its third straight defeat.
(FilOil Flying V Centre)
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F2 Logistics recovered from a four-point deficit late in the third set to complete a 25-16, 25-23, 25-23 sweep of listless Sta. Lucia Tuesday for the Cargo Movers’ second straight win in the 2017 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
American import Kennedy Bryan posted 13 points, all from attacks, while Venezuelan reinforcement unleashed 12 markers anchored on 10 attacks as F2 Logistics scored back-to-back victories after a four-set romp of erstwhile unbeaten Petron Saturday in Bacolod City.
“Itong Sta. Lucia hindi madaling kalaban. Siguro naunahan lang namin or matter of breaks lang siguro,” said F2 Logistics coach Ramil De Jesus.
“Hindi biro ‘pag nasa harap mo na ‘yung mga imports then three imports sila actually four pa nga andyan pa ‘yung (Mar-Jana) Phillips. So hindi madaling kalaban, hindi mo pwedeng biru biruin so talagang disiplina dapat pagdating sa loob ng court.”
The Cargo Movers controlled the opening set but needed to mount a rally from 20-22 down in the closing stretch of the second frame. F2 Logistics again fell behind 18-22 in the third set before sparking a closing 7-1 rally.
Perez tied the frame at 22 after a kill block on Rialen Sante followed by an attack error by Lady Realtors’ Ukranian import Bohdana Anisova that gave the Cargo Movers a one-point lead.
Desiree Cheng sent his service short in the next play but Canadian Marisa Field smashed his serve straight to the net as F2 Logistics took match point, 24-23. Kim Dy blocked Anisova to seal the win in the 88-minute duel.
Anisova scored 14 points while Pam Lastimosa and Field combined for 15 markers for the Lady Realtors.
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