San Beda stays in Final 4 hunt, overcomes gritty Mapua

first_imgMarcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely San Beda held its ground and stayed alive for a Final Four spot in the NCAA Season 92 women’s volleyball tournament, stopping Mapua in five sets, 25-16, 25-15, 22-25, 20-25, 15-9 Friday at San Juan Arena. The Lady Red Spikers improved to 6-3, solidifying their hold of the fourth spot behind defending champions College of St. Benilde which sits at third. ADVERTISEMENT Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Anne Curtis talks about renewing faith in God amid the world’s ‘noise and clutter’ Gamboa officially assumes post as new PNP chief Westbrook snubbed for Curry, Harden as All-Star starter Bulacan inmates, jail guards raise donations for Taal victims Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READcenter_img Ben&Ben, IV of Spades, SB19 win big at 5th Wish Music Awards San Beda’s 6-3 record is the school’s best since 2014 when Frances Molina, who represented the Philippines as part of F2 Logistics in the 2016 FIVB Women’s Club World Championship, and Janine Marciano still played for the Lady Red Spikers. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Head coach Nemesio Gavino pulled out most of his starters in the third and fourth set, a move which almost cost them the win as the 0-9 Lady Cardinals tried to pull off a stunning upset. “I wanted to give my second stringers the confidence they need because we can’t just rely on our first six,” said Gavino. “Once the fifth set started I just told them to forget about the first sets and focus on this last one so they can get over those frustrations.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnFrancesca Racraquin, who suffered muscle spasms on the left part of her abdomen after the game, led San Beda with 16 points while Satrianni Espiritu added 13. Paticia Pena led the Lady Cardinals with 13 points. LATEST STORIES DILG to lock shops in Tagaytay City, other areas near Taal View comments Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Luis Manzano jokes about Mikee Morada’s proposal to Alex Gonzaga: ‘Baka nagtali lang ng sintas’last_img read more