Cargo Movers stretch unbeaten run to six
Majoy Baron of F2 Logistics gets an attack through the block attempt of Cignal's American import Alexis Mathews.
Unblemished F2 Logistics added Cignal to its growing list of victims in a walk in the park, 25-22, 25-13, 25-12, victory as the Cargo Movers solidified their hold of the solo top spot in the 2017 Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Tuesday at FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
The Cargo Movers stretched their winning streak to six straight while handing the HD Spikers their fourth loss in six games.
Venezuelan import Maria Jose Perez and American reinforcement Kennedy Bryan led the way for the Cargo Movers with 17 points each.
F2 Logistics dictated the tempo early and was dominating the match even before Cignal lost top spiker Jovelyn Gonzaga to a knee injury late in the second frame.
“Actually, nakikita namin both wings ng kabila hindi naman ganoon kalaki so hindi man mag-work ang gitna namin talagang ang dalawang import namin medyo dominated kapag local ang buma-block sa magkabilang side,” said Cargo Movers coach Ramil De Jesus. “So 'yun ang nakikita naming advantage.”
Bryan pounded 15 attacks while Perez had 13 kills and three kill blocks for F2 Logistics, which will round up the elims against Foton and Iriga City. Kim Fajardo scored nine and tallied 12 excellent sets while Majoy Baron, Kianna Dy and Aby Marano combined for 12 markers.
Gonzaga was stretchered off the court and was rushed to Cardinal Santos Medical Center after hurting her knee following an attack with Cignal down, 13-21, in the second set.
Australian Beth Carey and American import Alexis Mathews finished with seven points each for Cignal, which dropped to sixth place.
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