Asian Games: Philippines bows to Kazakhs in volleyball qualification

first_imgLATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs 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 Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Phillippines’s Alyja Daphne Santiago spikes the ball against Indonesia during the women’s group A preliminary volleyball match between Indonesia and Philippines at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Juni KriswantoThe Philippines fizzled out in the end and fell to Kazakhstan in five sets, 25-11, 22-25, 25-15, 19-25, 16-14, in the classification stage of the women’s volleyball competition in the 2018 Asian Games Friday at GBK Volley Indoor Stadium in Jakarta.The highest position the Philippines can get in the event is the seventh spot, which the Filipinos will dispute against host Indonesia on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ready, set, go. Coe expects Asian track and field to boom After going on an early start in the fifth set leading 6-3, the Philippines lost its steam and went on a tit-for-tat with the Kazakhs up until the 14-14 tie.That was when Alessya Safronova delivered a clutch crosscourt kill that gave Kazakhstan the 15-14 match point before a team block on Jaja Santiago ended the match.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Santiago put up the bigges fight for the Philippines with 19 points with Mylene Paat and Alyssa Valdez adding 14 and 13 points, respectively.Yana Petrenko had 18 points for the Kazakhs who will face Vietnam for the fifth seed playoff. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taallast_img