Strong Cignal sends message with second straight victory

first_imgMOST READ Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagunsan, Monsalbe rule 1st Pichay Pro-Am The defending champion faced token opposition in turning back Smart-Army, 25-10, 26-24, 25-18, to take the top spot in the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference at Strike Gym in Bacoor, Cavite.Cignal coach Edgar Barroga credited the HD Spikers’ discipline which covered not just their game but also in their diet as well.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We are optimistic of our chances now because we are starting to show the fruits of our hard work in training,” said Barroga of his charges, who have now strung up two straight victories.Cignal, which lost key players who are on sick bay including top gun Jovelyn Gonzaga, went all out on offense, scoring 76 attack points against Smart’s 52. LATEST STORIES Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial 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 Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown But the HD Spikers didn’t stop there, controlling the Giga Hitters with unforgiving defense, fashioning out a 13-0 kill-blocks edge.Rachel Anne Daquis topscored with 13 points to lead Cignal two matches in a row, while Mylene Paat backed her up with 12 markers.“I’m just hoping we sustain this level of game, but for now we are doing good and having a good time out in the court,” said Daquis, a many-time national team player.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Injury problems and all, Cignal still proved it still has that championship touch Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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