Volleyball action takes a higher level as the best club teams in the country – Petron and F2 Logistics – essay another chapter in their storied rivalry when they clash in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix best-of-three finals today at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
HEATHER Guino-o sparkled in the fifth set as Far Eastern University got the needed morale-boosting win heading into the Final Four with a shock 25-22, 13-25, 15-25, 27-25, 15-8 win over three-time defending champion La Salle last night in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
“Siguro may reason si God na ginawa niya ito para hindi ako ‘yung parang may kumpiyansa lang na manalo. Hindi kesyo ito lang, ‘yan na lang, hindi ka na magpo-focus. Natutunan ko talaga na kahit anong mangyari, nandoon ‘yung focus at hindi mawawala sa concentration,” said Diaz, who is eyeing a stint in this year’s Southeast Asian Games.
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas kept its hopes alive for a shot at the twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four with a 27-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-16 victory over also-ran National University in the UAAP women's volleyball eliminations yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
"You know once you understand the meaning of that going into that game, understand that every single second on that court matters, you don't want to walk off that court preparing for summer, it brings out a different side of you and the guys that have been in a Game 7 understand what it's like, so we all gotta treat it like we did tonight."
International referees Komsun Gettaworn and Jirasak Pumduang will arrive tomorrow to make sure that the officiating would be accurate and objective to both the Blaze Spikers and the Cargo Movers, who will be figuring in the titular showdown for sixth straight time.