Tigresses (from left) Milena Alessandrini, Tin Francisco, and Eya Laure scuttle the plans of Lycha Ebon and the LadyTamaraws. —SHERWIN VARDELEONUniversity of Santo Tomas and University of the Philippines rammed their respective opponents Wednesday to move closer to a championship duel.UST bucked a sluggish opening set to demolish Far Eastern U even as UP popped Adamson’s bubble to move within a win of the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference finals at FilOil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Cooper wants Azkals to play in Asian Cup ‘with a purpose’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Marian Alisa Buitre dominated with 25 points for the Lady Maroons who took advantage of the Lady Falcons’ tendency to relax.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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 DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Peza offers relief to ecozone firms MOST READ The Tigresses fashioned out a 16-25, 26-24, 25-18, 25-23 triumph over the Lady Tamaraws in their best-of-three semifinals series.Earlier, UP scored a rousing 24-26, 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 victory over erstwhile unbeaten Adamson.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Eya Laure topscored with 19 points for the Tigresses, who are aiming to win their first title here since 2010.“Now we are communicating well inside the court and play more relaxed, and we responded better to the situation in the court,” said Laure in Filipino.
Herrick became the fifth California quarterback with more than 9,000 yards passing. He finished the night with 685 career completions and 9,076 yards. Vereen rushed for 197 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries and caught five passes for 69 yards. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Burroughs (2-4) led 21-13 early in the second quarter, but Valencia (5-1) responded with 23 unanswered points. Burroughs’ Thomas Kyle rushed for 90 yards on seven carries and caught five passes for 91 yards. _ Alex Valladares Hart 14, Saugus 7: Delano Howell and Tyler Lyon rushed for third-quarter touchdowns as Hart of Newhall (5-1) edged Saugus (2-4) at College of the Canyons. Howell ran for 117 yards. Saugus went ahead in the first quarter on a 26-yard pass from Zach Summers to Casey Stevenson. Michael Herrick completed 22 of 30 passes for 248 yards Friday night, breaking the state completion record and surpassing 9,000 career yards as Valencia defeated host Burroughs of Burbank 36-21 in a Foothill League opener. Herrick hit Shane Vereen with a 1-yard pass on his first attempt of the second half, giving him 675 career completions, one more than Chad Davis completed for Palm Springs, Torrey Pines and Mira Mesa of San Diego in 1988-91. Hart’s James Wheeler intercepted a Justin Skinner halfback-option pass with 58 seconds left to seal the win. _ Dave Rogahn Canyon 45, Burbank 10: J.J. DiLuigi rushed for three touchdowns and Austin Civita threw three scoring passes for No. 10 Canyon (5-1, 1-0) in the home victory. DiLuigi rushed for 126 yards on 17 carries and increased his season touchdown total to 20, while Civita completed 11 of 14 passes for 181 yards, including touchdowns of 33 and 12 yards to Chris Kingsbury (seven catches for 160 yards) and 16 yards to Anthony Arriaga. Randal Rigg added an 81-yard interception return for a touchdown for Canyon. For Burbank (3-3, 0-1) Robert Linda completed 17 of 35 passes for 213 yards, mostly to Jason McNeil who caught 15 passes for 160 yards including a 19-yard touchdown. Linda added a 49-yard field goal. _ Dave Desmond 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!