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PSL: F2 tossers eye 10th win in row

F2 celebrates during the PSL All-Filipino Conference against Sta. Lucia July 18, 2019 (MB photo | Rio Leonelle Deluvio)
F2 celebrates during the PSL All-Filipino Conference against Sta. Lucia July 18, 2019 (MB photo | Rio Leonelle Deluvio)

Games Today (The Arena, San Juan City)
4 p.m. – Generika-Ayala vs F2 Logistics
6 p.m. – Cignal vs Marinerang Pilipina

F2 Logistics stakes its unbeaten slate when it battles dangerous Generika-Ayala in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference today at The Arena in San Juan City.

Match is at 4 p.m. with the Cargo Movers tipped to go all out to capture their 10th straight victory in the women’s club tournament bankrolled by Team Rebel Sports, SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku, and One Sport.

F2 celebrates during the PSL All-Filipino Conference against Sta. Lucia  July 18, 2019 (MB photo | Rio Leonelle Deluvio)
F2 celebrates during the PSL All-Filipino Conference against Sta. Lucia July 18, 2019 (MB photo | Rio Leonelle Deluvio)

Meanwhile, Cignal seeks to tighten its hold on the fifth spot when it tackles Marinerang Pilipina in the 4 p.m. first game of event also has ESPN5 and Kapatid TV5 as broadcast partners.

The HD Spikers are coming off a week-long break following a 25-8, 25-16, 25-22 rout of Sta. Lucia and a victory over the struggling Lady Skippers will definitely play a major role to their morale entering the crucial stretch of the tournament.

But all eyes will be on F2 Logistics.

After hiring prolific Filipino-American spiker Kalei Mau, the Cargo Movers have been invincible so far as testament to their flawless record.

Their latest victim was powerhouse Foton, which they clobbered in straight sets, 25-17, 25-12, 25-23, late Thursday, thanks to the troika of Mau, Aby Maraño, and Ara Galang.

Mau, the former Arizona University star, tallied 12 kills and two aces for 15 points while Maraño and Galang chipped in 11 and nine points, respectively, for the Cargo Movers, who are inching closer of sweeping the double-round preliminaries.

Still, F2 Logistics coach Ramil de Jesus claimed that he’s not looking at the team standings.

“This conference is not about how many wins you got in the preliminaries. It’s about sustaining your confidence and condition until the end of the tournament,” said de Jesus, owner of 11 titles in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines.

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Written by Tempo Online

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