first_imgRecto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims La Salle, however, started the third set on the defensive end as UP’s constant attack methodically kept the Lady Spikers at bay.Diana Carlos gave the Lady Maroons a 10-6 lead with a booming kill but that was the Lady Maroons’ last grasp on the lead as the Lady Spikers countered with a 10-3 run that ended with the scores at 16-13 after Mary Joy Baron’s kill forced a net touch on UP’s side.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkTin Tiamzon then scored two consecutive points, first a hit off Rose Mary Cailing’s block then a service ace that bounced off Ayel Estrañero, to give La Salle a 22-18 lead.La Salle head coach Ramil De Jesus said his team taking the no. 1 spot was a positive sight for them as they have started to build momentum as early as two games into the second round. Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Desiree Cheng. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDefending champion De La Salle claimed sole ownership of the top spot in the standings after making quick work of University of the Philippines, 25-15, 25-19, 25-19, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Spikers have now won three straight games to bump their record to a league-best 7-2, half a game above National University, while the Lady Maroons dropped to 3-6.ADVERTISEMENT Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIEScenter_img Westbrook nets 100th triple-double as Thunder beat Hawks Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “This is a good sign for us because it’s the end, or rather, the start of the second round and we’re already performing well,” said De Jesus in Filipino. “One of our targets is either to be the no. 1 or no. 2 seed.”“This is a good position for us and I hope this continues. We just have to maintain this on training because it’s really important for us not to peak too early.”Aduke Ogunsanya then finished off the Lady Maroons with two consecutive points for the Lady Spikers.Kianna Dy and Desiree Cheng had 14 points apiece to lead the Lady Spikers while Tin Tiamzon and Ogunsanya finished with nine and eight points, respectively.Carlos had 16 points to lead the Lady Maroons while Isa Molde added 10.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown La Salle didn’t have considerable differences with UP in spikes, 34-29, and blocks, 5-3, but lit up in the service line outscoring the Lady Maroons 15-4 in aces.RELATED VIDEOS View commentslast_img read more