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3 COVID survivors donate plasma to PGH

Three patients who have recovered from COVID-19 donated their blood plasma to the Philippine General Hospital on Taft Ave. in Manila with the hope of helping other infected patients. In a Facebook post last Friday, PGH identified the donors as Ceasar Ian Frias, a seafarer; and Roselle Gale Arranz and Erika Joy Soriano, both nurses. […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsApr 11th, 2020Related News

Rappler Talk: Data and facts – what the PH can do to deal with coronavirus

Bookmark to watch this episode Friday night, March 27 MANILA, Philippines – Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks to former health secretary and former dean of the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health Manuel Dayrit and Erika Legara, one of the country's top complex systems scientists and the Aboitiz Chair in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2020Related News

Huelgas, Burgos stand out at Vermosa

Two-time SEA Games gold medalist Nikko Huelgas and Erika Nicole Burgos stood out among the winners in the standard distance contest of the Vermosa Aquathlon 1 held recently at the world-class Ayala Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus City, Cavite......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMar 16th, 2020Related News

Huelgas, Burgos lead Vermosa champions

Two-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Nikko Huelgas and Erika Nicole Burgos were a cut above the rest in the standard distance contest of the Vermosa Aquathlon 1, held recently at the world-class Ayala Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus City, Cavite......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMar 15th, 2020Related News

UAAP Season 82: Adamson, UST declared girls’ basketball co-champs

With the cancellation of the rest of UAAP Season 82's high school events due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the winner-take-all Girls' Basketball game between Adamson University and University of Santo Tomas will no longer take place. As such, both the Baby Lady Falcons and the Junior Growling Tigresses have been declared co-champions in the demonstration sport. The series was knotted at one-all prior to the cancellation. UST took Game One, 73-68, before Adamson forced a rubber match with a 79-74 Game 2 win. Game Three was supposed to take place last March 6 at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Members of Adamson are Crisnalyn Padilla, Joan Camagong, Charlene Carcallas, Kat Agojo, Mia Miguel, Abegail Amdad, Trina Roy, Nina Pohen, Janice Brutas, Erica Reyes, Kristel Villarba, and Beatrice Bautista. The Lady Baby Falcons head coach is Ewon Arayi. On the other hand, UST, coached by Ford Grajales, is composed of twins Erika and Nicole Dagangan, sisters Brigette and Claudine Santos, Rachel Lacayanga, Mickaela Sison, Chille Serrano, Jane Araza, Gabrielle Rivera, Jazly Estudillo, Francesca Eroles, and Nicole Tubog. De La Salle-Zobel (3rd, 2-4) and Ateneo High School (4th, 0-6) also competed in the league's first staging of such tournament......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 14th, 2020Related News

Adamson stays alive for winner-take-all Game 3 in UAAP 82 Girls Bball Finals

Adamson University escaped University of Santo Tomas, 79-74, to force a winner-take-all Game Three in the UAAP Season 82 High School Girls' Basketball Tournament, Monday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Up by as much as 13 points in the third canto and 74-64 with 4:03 left in the game, the Lady Baby Falcons could not contain the Junior Growling Tigresses. Behind Nicole Dagangan and Bridgette Santos, UST went on a 10-3 surge to cut the lead to just three with exactly a minute remaining in the contest. That was the closest UST could get from clinching the crown in the contest as Bridgette and Claudine Santos had sorry misses while free throws by Joan Camagong with 11 seconds left gave Adamson another shot at glory. "Lesson we learned sa first game - control our emotions. Kasi from that kind of attitude na ginawa namin sa ang pangit ng kinalabasan," Adamson head coach Ewon Arayi recalled about their 68-73 Game One loss last Friday -- their first loss this season after a six-game sweep of the elimination round. "Players are complaining. Coaches are complaining. So walang composure. This time sabi ko sa mga bata please control your emotions," the women's basketball legend continued. The winner-take-all bout is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 13 at the same venue. Camagong, a member of the Mythical Team, led Adamson with 29 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 37 minutes of action. Fellow Mythical Team member Kat Agojo and Abegail Amdad both had identical lines of 12 points and nine rebounds as reigning MVP Cris Padilla was limited to just 10 points on 3-of-14 shooting. Nicole Dagangan had 23 points, seven assists, and six rebounds for UST whiel twin sister Erika added 17 points and 10 boards. BOX SCORES ADAMSON 79 - Camagong 29, Agojo 12, Amdad 12, Carcallas 10, Padilla 10, Miguel 6, Roy 0. UST 74 - Danganan N. 23, Danganan E. 17, Santos B. 12, Santos C. 9, Sison 6, Araza 3, Estudillo 2, Serrano 2. QUARTER SCORES: 23-22, 52-44, 66-55, 79-74......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 9th, 2020Related News

Lady Baby Falcon Cris Padilla is first-ever MVP in UAAP Girls Bball

Adamson University's Cris Padilla was hailed as the first-ever UAAP High School Girls' Basketball MVP. The individual awarding ceremony for the demonstration sport in UAAP Season 82 was held prior to Game Two of the Finals between Adamson and University of Santo Tomas, Monday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Padilla, who is 19 years old and hails from Pagadian City, posted norms of 24.17 points, 5.67 assists, 4.17 rebounds, and 3.83 steals per game for 86.0 statistical points (SP). To cap the elimination round last February 29, Padilla dropped 57 points against Ateneo High School to complete Adamson's elimination round sweep. Padilla is joined by fellow Lady Baby Falcons Joan Camagong and Kat Agojo in the Mythical Team. Camagong had averages of 14.83 points, 12.83 rebounds, 3.5 steals, and 3.17 assists per game for 79.5 SPs while Agojo normed 10.33 points, 11.67 rebounds, and 2.83 steals per contest for 62.0 SPs. Completing the All-UAAP High School Girls' Team are UST's Erika Danganan (74.33 SPs) and Brigette Santos (66.17). Danganan averaged 18.17 points, 8.83 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 3.17 assists for the Junior Growling Tigresses while Santos had norms of 10.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists, and 5.7 steals per game......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 9th, 2020Related News

UST sets up Finals date with perfect Adamson in UAAP 82 girls bball

University of Santo Tomas leaned on Erika Danganan's heroics to escape De La Salle Zobel, 50-48, to claim the last finals berth in the UAAP Season 82 Girls' Basketball Tournament, Saturday at the Paco Arena. UST will face the undefeated Adamson University in the best-of-three finals, slated to begin on March 6, Friday, at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Knotted at 48-all, Danganan received the ball at the top of the arc, fake handoff and drove to the basket for the game-winner with nine seconds left. With one final chance to tie or grab the win, Luisa Dela Paz's three-pointer was blocked by Danganan to ice the victory. "Yung both hamstrings niya, masakit, may iniinda yung bata, pero ang maganda sa kanya, mature na siya maglaro kaya naiangat niya kami sa panalo," UST head coach Ford Grajales on Danganan. Danganan powered the Junior Growling Tigresses with 13 points, three rebounds and a block to end the eliminations at 4-2. Their two losses both came from Adamson. Rachel Lacayanga backstopped her with nine markers and 10 boards while Micka Sison chipped in eight points. Jeehan Ahmed carried the fight for DLSZ with 18 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks, three assists and a steal. Later in the day, the Baby Lady Falcons completed a six-game elimination sweep after a 71-point annihilation of the winless Ateneo de Manila University, 109-38. Crisnalyn Padilla had herself a game for the ages with 57 points on 27-of-58 clip, on top of five rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Nina Pohen added 12 markers while Katrina Agojo got 10 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting along with 16 rebounds and four dimes. Andrea Sarmiento paced the Lady Eagles 18 points on 34 shots. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME UST 50 - Danganan E. 13, Lacayanga 9, Sison 8, Serrano 6, Estudillo 4, Santos B. 4, Santos C. 4, Danganan N. 2, Araza 0, Tubog 0. DLSZ 48 - Ahmed 18, Dela Paz 10, Cancio 8, Amol 6, Maw 3, Salado 2, Villarin 1, Ba 0, Lopez 0, Mataga 0, Udal 0. QUARTER SCORES: 10-15, 18-27, 36-38, 50-48. SECOND GAME ADAMSON 109 - Padilla 57, Pohen 12, Agojo 10, Carcallas 8, Brutas 6, Miguel 5, Reyes 4, Roy 4, Villarba 3, Amdad 0, Bautista 0, Camagong 0. ATENEO 38 - Sarmiento 18, Doctor 9, Medina 6, Gonzaga 3, Co 2, Capayas 0, Jimenez 0. QUARTER SCORES: 30-10, 50-21, 83-24, 109-38......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 29th, 2020Related News

UAAP Season 82: No time to relax for repeat-seeking Ateneo Lady Eagles

All teams will be after Ateneo de Manila University as the Lady Eagles march into UAAP Season 82 with a huge target mark on their chests. But instead of taking it as pressure in its attempt to keep the title perched in Katipunan, Ateneo embraces it. A constant reminder for the Lady Eagles to be on their toes at all times and always keep their guards up. “Since defending champs kami, everyone wants to beat us,” said incoming third year libero Dani Ravena. “Added pressure ‘yun, but at the same time, it's motivation for us not to be satisfied with one game,” added Ravena. “Everyone wants to beat us so the next game will be tougher than the last one.” Ateneo lost three vital cogs in Maddie Madayag, Bea De Leon and Kim Gequillana after its title conquest last year in a dramatic come-from-behind Finals series win over University of Sto. Tomas, but still remains a powerhouse squad with key returnees and the addition of blue chip recruits. The biggest boost in the Lady Eagles’ title-retention bid is the presence of prolific scorer and court leader Kat Tolentino, who decided to make one final tour of duty. Joining Tolentino are seasoned players Jho Maraguinot and setter Jamie Lavitoria, who are making their return after skipping a year to pursue careers in the commercial league.   Ateneo will miss the services of heady playmaker Deanna Wong, who is still recovering from a shin injury, but will still have most of their championship core in Ravena, Ponggay Gaston, Jules Samonte, Vanessa Gandler, Erika Raagas and setter Jaja Maraguinot.   “Malaking factor ang pagbalik ng mga seniors sa amin and ‘yung improvement ng mga rookies and sophomores isang malaking bagay para sa amin,” said Ateneo head coach Oliver Almadro. Giving the Lady Eagles an even deeper arsenal this season is the integration of promising rookies led by scorer Faith Nisperos and middle Joan Narit. While the good mix of veterans and rookies combined with championship experience and support of legions of fans make the Lady Eagles a serious title contender, Almadro constantly reminds his team that a repeat won’t be given to them for free.     “Mahirap maging complacent,” he said. “Mahirap mag-settle down na nakabalik na si ganito, nakabalik na si ganyan. I’m always telling my players, it’s not about how strong you are, it’s not about being strong lang eh.” “’Di sapat sa akin yung magaling lang eh. Kailanngan talaga nandoon ang teamwork, nandoon ang effort, nandoon ang sacrifices for the team and the school,” Almadro stressed.   EYES ON YOU: Ateneo will see this season the final flight of Kat Tolentino for the blue and white as well as the debut of its prized recruit Faith Nisperos. All eyes will be on the duo as they try to bring the Lady Eagles their second straight title and fourth overall.       Nisperos showed a glimpse of what to expect from her during the pre-season as she led Ateneo to a third place finish in the PVL Collegiate Conference. The National University-Nazareth School product, who averaged 12.4 points per game with 41.46% success rate in attacks in the PVL, embraces the challenge of playing for one of the best teams in the league in the past decade.    “I just wanna do my best,” she said. “I won't pressure myself in trying to push myself too hard. Ang goal ko lang naman is gampanan ‘yung role ko sa team.” For Tolentino, who during the pre-season played for ChocoMucho in the PVL Open Conference, she will be playing a bigger role as the leader of the Lady Eagles. “My main goal for this year is to find that leadership role and show my character,” said Tolentino. “I wanna help the team using my experience the last four years. I wanna encourage my teammates to push for that same goal.”   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 14th, 2020Related News

Adamson books first-ever ticket to Finals in UAAP girls bball

Adamson University made history after securing a spot in the inaugural UAAP High School Girls Basketball Finals, after score an 80-70 wire-to-wire win over De La Salle-Zobel, Saturday at Paco Arena. With a 4-0 slate, the Baby Lady Falcons punched their ticket to the finale. The duo of Crisnalyn Padilla and Katrina Agojo once again led the Soaring Falcons with the former finishing with a game-high 26 points to go along with five steals, four rebounds, and four assists while the latter tallying 15 points, eight rebounds, four steals and an assist. Adamson held a double-digit lead for most of the game, leading by as much as 20 points, 75-55, after an Agojo jumper with 2:13 left. "Siyempre, nakakatuwa na maging part ng history na Adamson ang pinakaunang team sa kasaysayan ng UAAP na maglalaro sa Finals nito," said Adamson head coach Ewon Arayi. "Maganda ito para sa school at para sa women's basketball." Besides Padillo and Agojo, Joan Camagong also delivered, finishing with 14 points and 15 rebounds. Abigail Amdad led Adamson's bench with 12 points and 19 rebounds. Luisa Dela Paz paced DLSZ, who fell to 1-3, with 18 points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Achrissa Maw and Jeehan Ahmed also finished with double-doubles, 14 points and 13 rebounds for the former and 13 points and 11 boards for Ahmed. In the first game, University of Santo Tomas completed their sweep of Ateneo with an 80-point whitewash, 108-28. Notching their third win, the Junior Growling Tigresses secured at least a playoff for the other Finals berth. Bridgette Santos flirted with a rare quadruple-double but came up a rebound short of achieving the feat. The forward scattered 18 points, 13 assists, 12 steals, and nine rebounds. Five other UST student-cagers ended in double-digits with Erika Danganan, Rachel Lacayanga, and Chille Serrano getting 14 markers each. Jane Araza and Jazly Estudillo added 11 and 10 points, respectively. Maxine Almeda paced the Lady Eaglets for the second straight game with 21 points and eight rebounds. Ateneo remained winless in four outings. The day's winners collide on Saturday, February 8, with UST aiming to follow Adamson to the Finals in their battle scheduled at 9 a.m. La Salle, on the other hand, will shoot for its second win against Ateneo in the following game of that day at 11 a.m. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME UST 108 - Santos B. 18, Danganan 14, Lacayanga 14, Serrano 14, Araza 11, Estudillo 10, Eroles 8, Rivera 8, Santos 7, Tubog 4. ATENEO 28 - Almeda 21, Sarmiento 4, Perez 2, Doctor 1, Baltazar 0, Capayas 0, Co 0, Gonzaga 0, Jimenez 0, Medina 0. QUARTER SCORES: 29-5, 51-12, 88-23, 108-28 SECOND GAME ADAMSON 80 - Padilla 26, Agojo 15, Camagong 14, Amdad 12, Carcallas 8, Miguel 4, Roy 2, Villarba 0, Reyes 0, Pohen 0, Brutas 0. DLSZ 70 - Dela Paz 18, Maw 14, Ahmed 13, Lopez 7, Cancio 5, Villarin 4, Salado 4, Amol 3, Udal 2, Ba 0. QUARTER SCORES: 16-8, 32-20, 59-40, 80-70......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 1st, 2020Related News

Ex-GF ni James nag-sorry sa pakikisawsaw sa JaDine break-up

ERIKA Villongco took a clear swipe at James Reid after he and Nadine Lustre confirmed their break-up. On her social media account, Erika posted a series of arias like “My DM (direct message) is flooded with ‘did you hear? What do you have to say about it?’ ‘He’s a cheaterrr!’ ‘Karma’s a b**tch’, ‘LOL’ and […] The post Ex-GF ni James nag-sorry sa pakikisawsaw sa JaDine break-up appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 22nd, 2020Related News

UST, Adamson triumph in historic first day of UAAP girls basketball

Adamson and UST overpowered their respective foes to take the historic first wins in the inaugural UAAP Girls' Basketball competition, Saturday at the Paco Arena. The Junior Tigresses stunned heavily favored De La Salle Zobel, 63-45, in the main game of the double-header to set the tone for the tournament, which is a demo sport for Season 82. Trailing early, UST turned to their defense to close the first half on a 6-0 run capped by a Bridgette Santos fastbreak layup to lead at 11, 27-16, heading into the break. Erika Danganan paced the Tigresses with 21 points to go along with nine rebounds and six assists. The guard also ended with four steals, two of which came in that stretch, which sparked the run. "Nung nag-start kami, gigil kami eh," UST head coach Aileen Grajales admitted. "Yung iba rito galing probinsya, so nanibago pa, gigil pa. Pero nung third quarter, nakabawi na po." UST's advantage ballooned to 26 points at the 9:25 mark of the fourth quarter as Jane Aranza finished off her steal off of a Candice Udal pass to put the board at 47-21. Grajales was grateful that the league started a Girls' division. "Paangat na yung women's basketball so mas maganda yung ginawa ng UAAP, kasi bata pa lang nate-train na natin," the former national team stalwart said. Katelyn Cancio led La Salle with 11 points and seven rebounds. Achissa Maw added seven markers and ended with 12 boards. In the first-ever UAAP girls basketball match, the Lady Baby Falcons dominated the Lady Eaglets, 121-44. Mia Miguel produced an impressive double-double performance at 24 points and 14 rebounds, with three steals and an assist to boot to lead Adamson. Katrina Agojo also ended with double-double at 12 markers and game-high 17 boards. The Lady Baby Falcons limited Ateneo to just three points in the opening period and a solitary point in the third canto to set the rout. Andrea Sarmiento was the lone Atenean in double figures with 17 points, while Maxine Almeda added seven markers and 11 boards......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 11th, 2020Related News

Actor Miko Palanca passes away at 41

MANILA, Philippines – Actor Miko Palanca has passed away. He was 41. Miko’s sister Erika Hocson confirmed the news Tuesday in a statement. “We are extremely saddened and heartbroken by the sudden passing of our beloved brother, Miko Palanca. The whole family is grateful for the incredible outpour of love and support that has been […] The post Actor Miko Palanca passes away at 41 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

Pamilya ni Mico Palanca humiling ng privacy habang nagluluksa

HUMILING ng privacy ang pamilya ng pumanaw na aktor na si Mico Palanca sa gitna ng kanilang pagluluksa. Naglabas ng official statement ang  Palanca family hinggil sa biglaang pagkamatay ng 41-year-old Kapamilya actor.  Inulila ni Mico ang inang si Pita Revilla-Palanca at mga kapatid na sina Bernard, Erika, Martin at Santi. Narito ang kabuuang mensahe […] The post Pamilya ni Mico Palanca humiling ng privacy habang nagluluksa appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2019Related News

Navo, Burgos rule MediCard Triathlon

Teenagers Richard Anson Navo and Erika Nicole Burgos led all competitors in their respective categories during second MediCard Sprint Tri held recently at Fontana Leisure Park in Clark, Pampanga......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 15th, 2019Related News

Pasaol-led Media sets date with Stats in Goodwill Games Finals

Former UE star Alvin Pasaol made sure he wasn’t going to let his teammates down in his UAAP return as the Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Press Corps rallied past Ateneo, 102-94, to progress in the 2019 UAAP Goodwill Games Finals on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The super scorer paired up with ex-Adamson stalwart Ryan Monteclaro as the mediamen fought from a 12-point second quarter deficit, 50-38, and staged a killer third quarter storm to wrest control of the tiff. Game changing was the impact of Inquirer.net's Bong Lozada, whose inspired play keyed the Media's 7-0 run late in the said frame to turn a two-point deficit to a 71-66 lead. NBTC’s Anton Altamirano and NCAA Season 95 leading scorer Allyn Bulanadi then hustled up with short stabs to open the fourth period and extend the lead to 11, 86-75 with seven minutes left. Although Chibueze Ikeh flexed great offensive dominance inside and out in the clutch for Ateneo, the Media's defense was just on-point down the stretch to book its return trip to the championship. Monteclaro led the Press with 28 points built on eight triples. Pasaol added 26 markers and 12 rebounds, while fellow Davaoeno Bulanadi chipped in 20 points, nine boards, five assists and two steals. Roy Cayanan of Tiebreaker Times stood out with 11 points, while Altamirano had 10 markers and seven boards, all from the offensive end. The media also got significant contributions from the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Cedelf Tupas, Spin.ph’s Karlo Sacamos, Abante’s Cyreel Zarate, ESPN5's AJ Bolando, PM's Paul Carpio and Courtside.ph’s Niel Masoy in the game, with Randolph B. Leongson of Spin.ph, Yo Sarmenta of ESPN5, and Matthew Li of Tiebreaker Times calling the shots from the sidelines. Bacon Austria flirted with a triple-double to carry the load for Ateneo with 29 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, while Ikeh churned out a monster double-double of 25 markers and 21 boards. This season's hosts also fielded UAAP treasurer Erika Caitlyn Dy, Blue Eagles assistant coach Yuri Escueta, and ex-Ateneo players Frank Golla and Shaggy Almond in the game. It was a sweet bounce back victory for Team Media after its highly controversial defeat to the Technical Group/Stats. Media shoots for back-to-back titles when it faces its rival Technical Group/Stats in the Finals set on Sunday, still at the Big Dome. The Scores: MEDIA 102 - Monteclaro 28, Pasaol 26, Bulanadi 20, Cayanan 11, Altamirano 10, Tupas 2, Zarate 2, Bolando 1, Carpio 0, Lozada 0, Masoy 0. ATENEO 94 - Austria 29, Ikeh 25, Fortuna 18, Escueta 13, Golla 4, Dy 3, Mercado 2, Almond 0. Quarters: 23-23, 43-50, 71-69, 102-94......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 7th, 2019Related News

Boobs ng anak ni Ina Raymundo nagmumura; fake nga ba?

Sinagot ni Ina Raymundo ang netizen na nagsabing nagpalaki ng boobs ang kanyang anak na si Erika Rae Poturnak. Nag-comment kasi ang isang follower ni Ina sa Instagram sa mga sexy photo at video ni Erika para sa 18th birthday celebration nito. Isa nga rito ang bikini photo ng dalaga na kuha sa isang beach […] The post Boobs ng anak ni Ina Raymundo nagmumura; fake nga ba? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2019Related News

Hot na hot!

  ANG tindi ng pasabog ni Ina Raymundo sa social media patungkol sa 18th birthday cel­ebration ng anak na si Erika Rae Portunak. Nag-post lang naman siya ng isang mapangahas na video ng anak kung saan makikita ang truliling nakakapag-init laman na mga posing nito kung saan-saan, kasama na ang patumbling-tumbling sa isang madilim na […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2019Related News

PVL: Tigresses force rubber match for Finals seat

Janna Torres delivered when her number was called, leading University of Sto. Tomas to a 24-26, 25-18, 25-17, 25-17, victory over Ateneo De Manila University on Wednesday to force a rubber match in the best-of-three Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Collegiate Conference semifinals at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The freshman middle blocker exploded for 14 points as she wreaked havoc at the net with 10 attacks and three kill blocks along with one ace for the Tigresses, who came back from a four-set loss their UAAP Season 81 Final tormentors in the game that saw Torres play only two sets with only one point under her name. UST recovered from a first set meltdown with strong showings in the next three as the Tigresses took advantage of the Lady Eagles’ 38 errors to force a deciding Game 3 on Sunday. Rookie Imee Hernandez added 12 markers while Eya Laure had 10 points including three aces with two coming in the closing stretch of the fourth set for UST. EJ Laure and Rachelle Roldan combined for 14 points for the Espana-based squad. The Tigresses actually had a chance to take the first frame after pushing at set point, 24-21, only to see Ateneo counterattack with five unanswered points. The next two sets were easy picking for the Tigresses, before Ateneo showed tough resistance in the fourth. The Lady Eagles were able to erase a 6-10 deficit and tied it at 10 off an Erika Raagas kill. UST regained the lead but Ateneo rookie Faith Nisperos cut it to 15-14 only to see the Lady Eagles shoot themselves on the foot after giving away five of the Tigresses’ last 10 points off their errors. Vanie Gandler led Ateneo with 15 points including 13 off spikes, Nisperos had 12 markers while Jules Samonte and Raagas got 11 points each. Dani Ravena tallied 22 digs and 10 excellent receptions but committed the last of Ateneo's atrocious errors after pushing the ball out on a broken play.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 2nd, 2019Related News

Lorbes, Burgos rule Vermosa Aquathlon

Youth aquathletes Inaki Lorbes and Erika Nicole Burgos proved their might among almost 300 participants, topping their respective classes in the Vermosa Sports Hub Aquathlon 2 at the Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus, Cavite......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 6th, 2019Related News