The Cignal HD Spikers bounced back from their opening game loss in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference, defeating the Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors in four sets, 25-22, 25-18, 13-25, 25-20, on Wednesday at the PCV Socio-Civic Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.
Cignal came back stronger in the fourth set after it failed to complete a shutout of Sta. Lucia.
Janine Marciano and Roselyn Doria paced the HD Spikers with 14 points apiece with the former having 13 kills.
May Luna added 10 in the win while Rachel Anne Daquis and Norielle Ipac contributed eight points apiece.
The HD Spikers had a chance to close out the contest early but never got it going in the third frame where they fell behind and could not recover.
For Sta. Lucia, it was MJ Phillips who led with 20 points, 17 off kills. Aiza Maizo-Pontillas had 15 and Jovielyn Prado 11.
The loss sent the Lady Realtors to their second defeat in three matches. – Michael Angelo S. Murillo