The Black Mamba Army sent PLDT to their sixth straight defeat, 20-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-20, in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic and Cultural Center in Bacarra on Thursday night.
The victory pushed the Lady Troopers’ win-loss record to 2-3 while PLDT remains winless in six games so far in this competition.
Up two in the fourth set, Fe Emnas sparked a three-point swing for Black Mamba Army to put them up, 19-14. PLDT pulled to within three but Royse Tubino and Ging Balse-Pabayo answered to extend Black Mamba Army’s lead to six, 23-17. Jem Gutierrez put Black Mamba at the brink and Tubino eventually ended the match with a kill.
Tubino paced Black Mamba Army with 24 points and 20 excellent digs while Jovelyn Gonzaga added 17 and nine excellent receptions.
Jorelle Singh led PLDT with 17 points made possible by 13 attacks, two blocks and two aces. (JNP)