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Kalei Mau drops 25 as Cocolife rallies to collect first win



Tiebreaker Times Kalei Mau drops 25 as Cocolife rallies to collect first win News PSL Volleyball  Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors Roselle Baliton Moro Branislav Kalei Mau Jhoana Maraguinot George Pascua Denice Tan Cocolife Asset Managers 2018 PSL Season 2018 PSL All Filipino Conference

After four frustrating defeats, the Cocolife Asset Managers barged into the win column with a five-set comeback against Sta. Lucia, 21-25, 23-25, 25-18, 25-10, 15-8, in the 2018 Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference at the Caloocan Sports Center.

Fil-American open hitter Kalei Mau toped the Asset Managers with a conference-high 25 points. Denice Tan added 12. The Asset Managers dominated Sta. Lucia with a 12-4 gap in aces.

Jhoana Maraguinot and Roselle Baliton each managed 12 points for Sta. Lucia.

Cocolife claimed their first win in five matches. They face the Foton Blue Energy (4-1) on Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre. The Lady Realtors (0-6) finish the first round against the Petron Blaze Spikers (5-0), also on Tuesday.

The Scores

Cocolife (3) – Mau 25, Tan 12, Angustia 11, Bangad 8, Berte 7, Tiu 3, Tongco 3, Barroga 1, Yongco 1, Lazaro (L)

Sta. Lucia (2) – Baliton 12, Maraguinot 12, Laborte 11, Raslan 7, Rivera Re. 5, Estoquia 4, Lastimosa 2, Hernandez 0, Demontaño (L)

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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.