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VNS sweeps Global Remit, secures PNVFCL bronze

LIPA CITY, BATANGAS — VNS secured the bronze medal after sweeping Global Remit 25-21, 25-22, 25-20 in the PNVF Champions League battle for third, Saturday at the Aquamarine Recreational Center here.

Coming off a heartbreaking five-set loss against Team Dasma, the Manileño Spikers licked its wounds quickly and vented its ire on the struggling Global Remit.

“Sabi ko lang sa kanila wala namang mawawala sa atin kung manalo or matalo kasi first time lang din sumali ng ibang players ko dito sa competition na to,” said VNS head coach Ralph Ocampo.

John Diwa delivered an ace to send VNS at match-point, 24-23, before Ben San Andres delivered an off-the-block hit to secure the podium finish.PNVF-Global-Remit-vs.-VNS-San-Andres-5678 VNS sweeps Global Remit, secures PNVFCL bronze News Volleyball  - philippine sports news

San Andres poured 15 points along with nine excellent digs to lead the win while Mark Montemayor provided 12.PNVF-Global-Remit-vs.-VNS-San-Andres-5693 VNS sweeps Global Remit, secures PNVFCL bronze News Volleyball  - philippine sports news

Vince Lorenzo’s stead floor defense also played a huge role in the sweep. He finished with 16 excellent receptions and nine excellent digs.

“Like what I’ve said nung last game gawin lang namin ng maayos yung sistema namin, yung attack namin and defense and hopefully makuha namin yung bronze. Maganda naman yung result ng game so goods na yun,” he added.PNVF-Global-Remit-vs.-VNS-Disquitado-5672 VNS sweeps Global Remit, secures PNVFCL bronze News Volleyball  - philippine sports news

On the other hand, Alex Disquitado was the lone double-digit scorer for Global Remit with 14 points.

Josh Villanueva added nine markers while team captain and National team mainstay Joeven Dela Vega, who has been consistent for Global Remit all tournament long, was held to just five.

The Manileño Spikers lost in five sets to Team Dasma in the semifinals while Global Remit, who settled for fourth place, was taken down by Go for Gold-Air Force in four sets.

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