University of the East and Far Eastern University-Diliman bested separate foes to remain in joint first place Monday in the UAAP Season 85 high school boys’ volleyball tournament at the Paco Arena.
The Junior Warriors brushed off an opening set and fended off a tough Adamson University side in the next three to pull off a 24-26, 25-22, 25-21, 25-21 victory.
The Baby Tamaraws, for their part, needed 48 minutes to dispose of De La Salle-Zobel, 25-13, 25-7, 25-10.
UE and FEU rose to 3-0.
Defending champion Nazareth School of National University made quick work of Ateneo, 25-10, 25-9, 25-18, to move in a tie with idle University of Santo Tomas in the third spot at 2-1.
The Baby Falcons and the Blue Eagles are level in fifth spot at 1-3, while the Junior Green Spikers remain winless in four matches.
Action resumes Tuesday at the same Manila venue with UST taking on De La Salle-Zobel at 8 a.m., UE facing Ateneo at 9:30 a.m., and FEU battling NSNU at 11 a.m.
Note: There are no stats available for the High School Volleyball tournaments