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V.League: Jaja Santiago, Saitama suffer third straight loss at hands of PFU

Saitama absorbed its third straight defeat after bowing to PFU, 23-25, 23-25, 20-25, in the 2021-22 Japan V.League Division 1 women’s tournament at Komatsu General Gymnasium in Ishikawa, Saturday afternoon.

Jaja Santiago was efficient in the losing cause, going 10-of-16 in her spikes, good for 62.5 percent. She also added a block to finish with 11 points.

Ageo Medics opened the tournament with back-to-back dominant wins against Okayama but has yet to win since, falling to 2-3.

Cuban Melissa Valdez carried the Bluecats to a game over .500 at 3-2 after a 23-point performance.

Yurie Nabeya chimed in 12 points founded on nine attacks and three block kills for PFU.

Mami Uchiseto and Yuka Sato were present as usual for Ageo Medics with 13 points apiece. They were a combined 26-of-63 in the spiking department, though – a measly 41.2 percent.

Other import Lorenne Teixeira went 30 percent in her attacks, ending with 10 points.

The two squads play again tomorrow at 1:00 PM at the same Ishikawa arena.

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