Soyud posts 23, AdU wins V-League semis Game 1

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’ Soyud posts 23, AdU wins V-League semis Game 1 ‘ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=’30’ subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]Friday, October 6, 2017[/av_textblock][av_image src=’http://www.panaynews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/sports-soyud-23-for-web.jpg’ attachment=’119729′ attachment_size=’full’ align=’center’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’][/av_image] [av_textblock size=’18’ font_color=” color=”]MANILA – La Carlota City, Negros Occidental native Christine Joy Soyud scored 23 as Adamson University drew first blood in its Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference best-of-three semifinals match against Far Eastern University.Soyud came up with 18 attacks, four blocks and a service ace, while Bernadeth Flora contributed 14 points for Lady Falcons to score 21-25, 25-22, 20-25, 25-14, 15-8 over Lady Tamaraws at the San Juan Arena.Lady Falcons, which played without injured star Jessica Galanza on Wednesday, may barge into the finals for the first time in years when it notches another victory over Lady Tamaraws on Saturday night.Facing a 2-1 set deficit heading into the fourth set, Lady Falcons broke away from a 9-all deadlock with conversions from Soyud and Flora to take a 20-11 advantage and force a deciding set.From a slow start, Lady Falcons pulled away to a 10-6 lead in the fifth set on hits from Joy Dacoron and Chiara Permentilla. Lady Tamaraws managed to keep the lead close 10-7 on a conversion by Celine Domingo.FEU was still hanging around 11-8 when it committed a costly turnover after three straight conversions by Soyud and Flora, allowing Adamson to clinch the win.“We knew that this was going to be a close match, given both teams’ situations,” said Lady Falcons head coach Airess Padda. “We knew that we needed to dig deep to win Game 1.”Toni Rose Basas top-scored with 21 while Jeanette Villareal added 13 for Lady Tamaraws, which missed the services of Negrense Bernadeth Pons, who was with the school’s beach volleyball team in UAAP./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img

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