Tacloban takes gritty five-set win over Pocari

first_imgRising star Kouame wants to motivate players interested in playing in UAAP At 3-4, the win allowed Tacloban to come within striking distance of the top four, which will have incentives in the next round. Pocari fell to its second consecutive defeat for a 3-3 record.Jovielyn Prado scored three straight points in the fifth set which Tacloban dominated as Pocari superstar Myla Pablo could not find any support from her teammates.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe underrated Fighting Warays needed some time to find their groove after trailing, 6-11, in the third frame.But Heather Guino-o, Pacres and Prado slowly chipped away at the lead to steal the set, forcing Pocari to commit seven errors in that frame. LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Pocari once again took a commanding lead, 12-7, in the fourth only to witness Tacloban claw back to tie it all up at 17, before finishing off the frame and forcing a deciding set through the efforts of Pablo and Jeannete Panaga.But Tacloban broke that momentum in the fifth set as Kyle Negrito deftly distributed the ball to the Fighting Warays’ gunners, making 30 excellent sets in the process.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Dimdim Pacres slammed 21 points to lead Tacloban over Pocari-Air Force, 18-25, 25-20, 25-22, 20-25, 15-9 on Saturday night, fueling its campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at FilOil Flying V Centre.The heavy-hitting lefty served as the Fighting Warays’ main option against the Lady Warriors, who came into the game still licking the wounds of a stinging five-set defeat at the hands of the Motolite-Ateneo Lady Eagles last Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img