By Adrian Stewart Co
The Foton Tornadoes Blue Energy pulled off a 27-25, 25-15, 25-20 sweep over the Marinerang Pilipina Skippers last Saturday in the 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center in Bulacan.
Alyja Daphne Santiago delivered eight attacks, four blocks, and 12 points for Foton; while Elaine Kasilag added eight hits, two aces, and two blocks; Maika Ortiz made her presence felt with 11 attacks; and Dindin Manabat and Marian Buitre each tallied seven points.
“It was a good win for us, we can start to build a momentum,” said Foton head coach Aaron Velez. “I’m really glad to see the team step up, especially after that opening set where we gained our composure.”
In the second game, Petron Blaze Spikers delivered a 25-16, 29-27, 25-22 straight-set triumph over the PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters. Cherry Rondina top-scored the win with 11 points on 10 attacks and a block./ASC, WDJ