NCAA volleyball: Letran rallies to beat EAC

Published January 18, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Waylon Galvez

Games Saturday (The Arena, San Juan)

8:30 a.m. – San Sebastian vs Perpetual Help (Junior’s)

10 a.m. – San Sebastian vs Perpetual Help (Men’s)

12 noon – San Sebastian vs Perpetual Help (Women’s)

2 p.m. – JRU vs San Beda (Women’s)

3:30 p.m. – JRU vs San Beda (Men’s)

5 p.m. – JRU vs San Beda (Junior’s)

Letran rallied from a set down to hand Emilio Aguinaldo College a 22-25, 25-10, 25-18, 25-13 defeat for its first win in the NCAA Season 95 volleyball tournament Friday at The Arena in San Juan.

Chamberlaine Cuñada delivered big for the Lady Knights with 24 points, including two blocks, three service aces to go with 17 digs.

Letran coach Mike Inoferio said her players were able to adjust and refocus in the second set.

Libero Julia Angeles collected 30 digs and had seven receptions, while Dane Iam Ohya and Julienne Castro contributed 15 and 11 points, respectively, for Letran.

Rookie Catherine Almazan led the Lady Generals with 13 points while Krizzia Reyes had eight points.

Meanwhile, Joshua Miña scored 16 points, including two blocks, while Danrich Melad had 15 points as EAC open its men’s campaign with a 25-19, 25-18, 25-17 romp of Letran.

The Brigadiers, meantime, for 11 hits from Ricardo Maglapid as they edged the Squires, 30-28, 25-18, 28-26, in juniors’ play.