Cagayan completes historic V-League sweep
MANILA, Philippines — It's Sweep 16 for Cagayan Valley!
Cagayan Valley outlasted Smart-Maynilad in 5 grueling sets to complete a sweep of the 10th Shakey's V-League Open Conference on Sunday, October 20 at the jampacked FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
The Lady Rising Suns, who scored 16 straight wins to become the first team to sweep an entire tournament in V-League history, downed the Net Spikers, 25-16, 19-25, 25-15, 22-25, 15-7, in Game 2 of the finals series.
Kannika Thipachot paced Cagayan Valley with 24 points spiked by 20 hits while national team skipper Angeli Tabaquero had 18 markers.
Thai import Phomla Soraya, who delivered 53 excellent sets for the Lady Rising Suns in the title clincher, was named Finals MVP.
Meanwhile, Dindin Santiago flexed her muscles and ran away with a game-high 26 points even as Kesinee Lithawat and Alyssa Valdez added 13 markers apiece.
In the battle for 3rd, Philippine Army emerged with a 25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-15 win over old rival Philippine Air Force to bag the bronze medal. - Rappler.com