PSL: Maraño, Phillips lead PH volleyball team past Cignal

first_imgAn undermanned Philippine women’s national team overcame Cignal, 25-21, 25-15, 25-21, in the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference Tuesday at Imus Sports Center.ADVERTISEMENT With only eight players suiting up, the Nationals drew huge contributions from old reliables Aby Maraño and MJ Phillips, who finished with 17 points apiece in their second win the tournament.The fiesty Maraño hit 13 spikes, two blocks, and two aces and registered six excellent receptions playing as an opposite spiker for the national team due to the lack of players.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Philips, meanwhile, got all but one of her total output from kills.“I’m proud of our players because they are flexible in adjusting to other positions, especially our team captain who played as opposite spiker. She’s always ready,” said head coach Shaq Delos Santos of Maraño. Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Despite the win, Delos Santos admitted they are still far desired form for the Asian Games in Jakarta this August.“Honestly speaking we’re happy because we keep on winning here but we’re still far from our best form and we still have a lot of things to do,” he said.“We need more practices. Hopefully, we’ll get there in the training camp and in the international competition. For now, we’ll do it one at time until we’re complete.”Cignal absorbed its first defeat but that will not affect its 3-0 record in Pool B because the national team’s games have no bearing.ADVERTISEMENT Matthysse reminds Buboy of Pacquiao’s former foes View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWslast_img

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