UAAP seaside volleyball: UST offers Ateneo its first loss

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MANILA, Philippines—Defending champion College of Santo Tomas ended Ateneo’s three-game unbeaten run within the UAAP Season 84 males’s seaside volleyball event as Efraem Dimaculangan and Rancel Varga acquired the higher of Abai Llenos and Amil Pacinio, 21-14, 21-19, on a depressing Saturday at Sands By The Bay.

Licking the injuries of their opening day loss to Nationwide College, Varga and Dimaculangan vented their ire on their two opponents, together with College of the Philippines’ Daniel Nicolas and Louis Gamban, 21-19, 21-16, within the morning session.

The Tiger Spikers dominated the Blue Eagles within the first set and introduced the momentum within the subsequent body with a 17-13 lead. However Llenos and Pacinio trimmed it to a one-point deficit twice, 17-16 and 20-19, earlier than Dimaculangan drilled the match-clinching assault for UST.

UST improved to 2-1 tied with NU in third place.

“We acquired two wins as a result of we have been capable of reduce our errors this time,” stated reigning seaside volleyball MVP Varga, whose teammate Jaron Requinton, a two-time SEA Video games bronze medalist, is listed as third participant.

Ateneo nonetheless holds the early share of lead with a 3-1 report after Llenos and Pacinio dealt La Salle’s first loss with a 21-16, 21-18 victory over Noel Kampton and Vince Maglinao.

Kampton and Maglinao bounced again immediately with an exhilarating 25-23, 19-21, 15-11 win over Far Jap College’s Jelord Talisayan and Vincent Nadera in a match that lasted for one hour and three minutes for the share of 3-1 lead with Ateneo.

In the meantime, NU’s James Buytago and Pol Salvador edged UP’s Nicolas and Gamban, 19-21, 21-19, 15-9, for his or her second straight win in three video games.

FEU acquired its first win as Talisayan and Nadera defeated Adamson College’s Ned Pacquing and Francis Casas, 21-10, 21-19.

The Tamaraws and Preventing Maroons sport 1-2 and 1-3 data, respectively, whereas the Falcons remained winless in three matches.

Motion resumes Sunday with the morning session between Adamson and De La Salle, NU and Ateneo, and FEU and UST. Within the afternoon, it will likely be UP in opposition to Ateneo, Adamson, and UST, and NU in opposition to FEU.

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