Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

News

Humbling loss to Choco Mucho lit Chery Tiggo’s fire, says Santiago-Manabat


BACARRA, ILOCOS NORTE — The ever-consistent Dindin Santiago-Manabat made sure that Chery Tiggo will live to fight another day on Monday.

The 6-foot-2 opposite hitter poured a game-high 19 points off 16 attacks and three aces in the 25-18, 25-22, 26-24 Game Two win against Choco Mucho in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference semifinals against Choco Mucho.

“Sa amin inisip lang namin na kailangan namin manalo, inisip namin itong game na ‘to is a championship game,” said Santiago-Manabat, who scored 17 points in the Game One loss yesterday.

“Siyempre nandito na kami, ang dami na naming sacrifices, ang dami na naming hirap so kailangan na naming i-laban ‘to. At least itong game na to lumaban kami.”

According to the two-time Shakey’s V-League Conference MVP, the team used the Game One loss as motivation coming to the all-important Game Two showdown.

And they made sure to learn from the lessons of yesterday to come out as a better and smarter squad.2021-PVL-Open-Chery-Tiggo-vs.-Choco-Mucho-Semis-G2-Dindin-Santiago-Manabat-2769 Humbling loss to Choco Mucho lit Chery Tiggo's fire, says Santiago-Manabat News PVL Volleyball  - philippine sports news

“Naging positibo lang kami, naging aral sa amin yun.

“Ginawa naming challenge yun and nag-aral kami agad kung anong mga pagkakamali namin nung pagkatalo namin,” shared Santiago-Manabat.

With their championship hopes now hanging in a balance, Santiago-Manabat vowed that the team will pour their hearts out in Game Three.

“Bukas, labanan na talaga ng mental toughness kasi physically fit kaming lahat, kondisyon na nandito na kami sa semis, labanan na lang ng puso,” said the native of Tanza, Cavite.

“Laban na ‘to!”

#ReadMore  Jeff Cariaso sees young Kobe in Jalen Green
Written By


You May Also Like

2022 Asian Games

The Hangzhou 19th Asian Games in September was postponed because of Covid-19’s omicron variant pandemic situation in China to a still-to-be-determined date, according to...

News

Chery Tiggo tapped Clarence Esteban to replace Aaron Velez as head coach of the Crossovers for the rest of the 2022 Premier Volleyball League...

3x3 Basketball

The PBA has pencilled in the 3×3 Second Conference Grand Finals’ resumption for April 27 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Commissioner Willie...

News

While it was not the outcome that he wanted, PLDT head coach George Pascua still feels satisfied with the High Speed Hitters’ performance in...

3x3 Basketball

Limitless will look to maintain its PBA 3×3 kingship as the Second Conference Grand Finals takes place on Wednesday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum....

News

Heartbreaking. That’s how Chery Tiggo head coach Aaron Velez described the team’s 2022 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference campaign. “It’s very heartbreaking, to be...

3x3 Basketball

Meralco conquered familiar foes Limitless App by way of a 22-18 decision to emerge as the early leader of the PBA 3×3 Second Conference’s...

3x3 Basketball

The race to the PBA 3×3 Second Conference Grand Finals is heating up as the sixth and last leg gets rolling on Tuesday at...

Advertisement