MANILA, Philippines — Cignal prolonged its successful streak to 3 video games even with Marck Espejo sitting out, scoring a 25-22, 25-16, 27-25 victory over Air Power on Friday within the 2023 Spikers’ Turf Open Convention at Paco Area.
Regardless of not fielding in Espejo because of load administration, the HD Spikers remained dominant with JP Bugaoan main the best way with 16 factors constructed on 13 kills, two blocks, and an ace.
Cignal rose to a 3-0 report, sharing the lead with idle squads AMC-Cotabato and Iloilo.
Ysay Marasigan chipped in 10 factors, whereas Wendel Miguel added eight markers. Beginning setter EJ Casana additionally performed restricted motion with Geuel Asia meting out 19 glorious units.
“We at the moment are in load administration in terms of our gamers because the league continues to be lengthy. We nonetheless have a number of video games left and our program continues to be working the gamers’ power and conditioning that’s why we carry on attempting totally different rotations,” mentioned Cignal coach Dexter Clamor in Filipino.
“Really, it boils all the way down to our group chemistry and championship expertise so even we went down by two within the third, they had been capable of end the sport.”
The Airmen had been on the verge of extending the match after reaching the set level of the third, 24-22, from Ranran Abdilla’s crosscourt spike.
The HD Spikers saved set level benefits thrice and took the match level, 26-25, after Abdilla’s essential assault error. Bugaoan sealed the win with an enormous block on Edwin Tolentino.
Air Power slid to a 1-3 report with Abdilla main the best way with 15 factors, 9 glorious receptions, and 4 digs. Tolentino added 10 markers in a shedding effort.
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