MANILA, Philippines—Balipure surprised erstwhile undefeated Chery Tiggo in 5 units, 19-25, 25-19, 13-25, 27-25, 15-12, to get its first win within the Premier Volleyball League Open Convention Thursday in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.
The Purest Water Defenders, who misplaced in 4 units towards Black Mamba-Philippine Military of their first recreation, improved to 1-1 whereas dealing the Crossovers their first loss and sending them to a 2-1 card.
Graze Bombita had a game-high 24 factors to steer Balipure whereas Bernadette Flora and Shirley Salamagos added 16 and 10 factors, respectively.
“We are able to name this an announcement recreation and Graze mentioned that this win was an enormous increase to our morale particularly with Chery Tiggo as our opponent,” mentioned Water Defenders head coach Jon Abella. “This crew is without doubt one of the contenders within the match, one of many groups who we predict could make it to the finals.”
“Beating them actually lifts our spirits.”
Jaja Santiago led the Crossovers with 23 factors whereas older sister Dindin Santiago-Manabat added 17.
Not solely did Chery Tiggo lose its first match, but it surely additionally dropped its first units within the match.
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