Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

News

F2 Logistics cruises to semis, sends Iriga City packing


It was déjà vu for the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers, who replicated their straight-set win over the Iriga City Oragons last week, this time serving up a 25-19, 25-12, 25-17 win that propelled them to the 2017 Chooks-to-Go Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at the FilOil Flying V Centre.

F2 Logistics head coach Ramil De Jesus joked about their matchup against eighth seed Iriga City, saying nothing much had changed with their approach to the match.

“Last week, nakalaban na namin sila so parang inulit lang namin ‘yung ginawa namin last week ngayong quarters,” De Jesus quipped.

Just like last week, the Cargo Movers not only benefited from their superior talent and experience — they also received a boost from Iriga City’s heavy hand with errors. The Cargo Movers tallied a season-low 11 errors, while Iriga coughed up 27.

“So, alam naman natin na hindi talaga ganoong kataas ang talent ng Iriga. So, as much as possible, nag-focus kami sa execution namin,” De Jesus added.

American import Kennedy Bryan led F2 Logistics with 14 points, while Venezuelan wunderkind Maria Jose Perez managed 12.

The Cargo Movers await the winner of Thursday’s Cignal-Cocolife tiff to determine their foes in the semi-finals, which begin on December 9 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

Serbian Tamara Kmezic put up her final virtuoso offensive performance for Iriga City, managing 15 points on 41 attack attempts.

The Scores

F2 Logistics (3) – Bryan 14, Perez 12, Dy 9, Baron 6, Maraño 4, Fajardo 3, Cruz 0, Santos 0, Tiamzon 0, Macandili (L)

#ReadMore  De Jesus: Lady Spikers the underdogs against Lady Eagles

Iriga City (0) – Kmezic 15, Miyagawa 10, Lana 5, Bombita 2, Sta. Rita 2, Cabriana 1, Raterta 1, Villegas 1, Yoshioka (L)

Written By

Miguel Luis Flores fell face first into sports writing in high sch9l and has never gotten up. He reluctantly stumbled into the volleyball beat when he started with Tiebreaker Times three years ago. Now, he has waded through everything volleyball - from its icky politics to the post-modern art that is Jia Morado's setting.


You May Also Like

News

F2 Logistics is set to take its second leave of absence from the Premier Volleyball League. The Cargo Movers announced that they are set...

DLSU

National University is back on the UAAP women’s volleyball throne for the first time in 65 years. The Lady Bulldogs completed the UAAP Season...

DLSU

National University moved on the cusp of the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball championship and a tournament sweep, staging a masterclass against De La...

ADMU

Two days after elimination at the hands of La Salle and a day before Father’s Day, Ateneo head coach Oliver Almadro penned a heartfelt...

ADMU

Second seed De La Salle University clinched the last Finals ticket, dethroning fourth-ranked Ateneo de Manila University, 25-19, 25-20, 25-23, in the UAAP Season...

AdU

Adamson University kept its Final Four dream alive by capping off the elimination phase with a huge four-set win against De La Salle University,...

ADMU

De La Salle University notched its fifth-straight win, denying Ateneo de Manila University in a nail-biter, 19-25, 25-18, 20-25, 25-22, 15-12, in the UAAP...

DLSU

De La Salle University continued its UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball tournament second round hot streak to four games, clipping University of the East,...

Advertisement