Adversities fuel Lady Falcons to victory

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew With momentum not on their side, veterans Jema Galanza and Mylene Paat knew they had to take action.Like a beaten down protagonist going up against a confident foe, the Lady Falcons exchanged every imaginable blow with the Lady Warriors to take the five-set win, 19-25, 25-11, 16-25, 16-25, 15-12.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 folkGalanza and Paat dealt the knockout blows and all the while lifting the spirits of their younger teammates.“Chiara’s injury was a big blow to the team but I saw that every one of my teammates we ready,” said Paat in Filipino Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES MOST READ 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 Padda blasts ref after ‘crucial’ call in Adamson win over UE Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson University’s inspired win over University of the East in the second round of the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament ended a woeful past several weeks for the Lady Falcons.The Lady Falcons were in a tailspin prior to facing the Lady Warriors having lost four of their last five games, and Chiara Permentilla also sprained her left ankle a few days before the match.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism “We shouldn’t just work double the rate we’re doing, we have to triple it,” said Paat who had 18 points. “We have to really work for everything.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For skipper Galanza, it would be up to the veterans to inspire their younger teammates amid the adversity they were in.“This was a challenge for us to push them even further,” said Galanza in Filipino. “We should be able to show to them that we will fight for them and that we shouldn’t give up on the challenges we face.”Galanza was the one to strike first for the Lady Falcons when she found the right corner off a crosscourt kill that put them up, 14-11, then Paat ended the Lady Warriors’ fight with an off-the-block spike.The win saw Adamson move up to fifth place with a 4-5 record, a slate Galanza said could’ve been better if they were able to win their previous matches.“If we could’ve won in our past games we could’ve had a better track to the Final Four but this is the situation we’re in right now,” said Galanza who led her team with 22 points. “Of course we regret not taking those chances, but we have to fight right now.”ADVERTISEMENTlast_img