Cignal stays perfect in PNVF Champs League



Cignal stays perfect in PNVF Champs League

Cignal recovered from a second set loss to repulse Basilan, 25-18, 21-25, 25-11, 25-12, and remain unbeaten in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League Monday at the PhilSports Arena.

Ysay Marasigan led the HD Spikers with 18 points, including three blocks and two service aces, Wendel Miguel had two blocks for a 10-point showing while Marck Espejo also tallied 10 points.

The HD Spikers went 2-0 won-lost in Pool A with coach Dexter Clamor looking forward for a better effort heading into in their last two pool assignments of the event supported by the Philippine Sports Commission, Rebisco, PLDT, Philippine Olympic Committee, Cignal HD, One Sports, Cignal Play, F2 Logistics and Amigo Segurado.

PGJC-Navy later joined Cignal on top of the Pool A standings following a 25-15, 25-14, 25-20 conquest of VNS Quezon City.  

Earlier, Jayrack De La Noche came through with two blocks and two service aces to finish with 14 points while GadprayAresgado chipped in 13 points on a 12-of-20 attacks as Bacolod also moved up to 2-0 in Pool B following a 25-14, 25-12, 25-21 romp of Bulacan. 

In Pool B Sunday, North Cotabato used its balanced attack to sweep Aklan, 25-10, 25-13, 25-17, to improve to 2-0.

JaoUmandal, Kim Malabunga, Fauzi Ismail and Jayvee Sumagaysay each scored seven points while Arnold Bautista chipped in six points for the G-Spikers, who fired eight service aces.

Imus City rebounded from its opening day loss to North Cotabato with a 25-14, 25-22, 25-19 sweep of Bulacan.

PJ Rojas had 16 points while BenjayloLabide had three blocks for a 13-point outing as Army Taguig City outlasted UE Manila, 22-25, 25-18, 19-25, 25-20, 15-13 in a Pool C thriller to even its record to 1-1.