Adamson shocks La Salle in 4 sets

first_imgIt’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Adamson head coach Air Padda admitted she experienced difficulty in handling the team after their two straight losses, saying that the players lost their focus after their loss to University of Santo Tomas.The win over La Salle, Padda said, was the biggest sigh of relief for her after their struggles the past week.“We haven’t been focused, it’s hard coaching them this week, and for them to come out here, man, today I’m really proud of them,” said Padda. “The only goal I set for them was to make the school proud, it wasn’t even beating La Salle.”“It’s not about the name on your back, it’s about this, the name on the front.”Soyud finished with 18 points to lead Adamson while Mylene Paat and Dacoron had 15 points apiece with Galanza pitching in 10 of her own.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Mary Joy Baron led La Salle with 13 points while Cheng added 10.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer The Lady Falcons snapped their two-game skid and improved to 3-3 and take possession of the fifth seed while the Lady Spikers slipped to 4-2.Former Lady Spiker Eli Soyud proved to be the thorn on the side of La Salle when she capped off Adamson’s 12-5 run in the fourth with two straight kills that gave the Lady Falcons a 17-10 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMary Joy Dacoron put Adamson at match point, 24-19, when she broke through the double block of Desiree Cheng and Aduke Ogunsanya.Then, captain Jema Galanza, who ended La Salle for the Lady Falcons’ final point. SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 5 gold medals in standard events PLAY LIST 01:25SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 5 gold medals in standard events01:02Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson University pulled off the biggest upset of the season so far after toppling defending champion De La Salle, 25-18, 15-25, 25-19, 25-22, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City View comments Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. FEU didn’t play its best in four-set win over UE, says coachlast_img read more

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Ndhiwa Queens silence Manyatta to lift Chapa Dimba Girls Nyanza title

first_img0Shares0000Dhiwa Queens from Homa Bay County thrashed home team Manyatta United 3-0 to be crowned the Nyanza Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Girls ChampionsKISUMU, Kenya, Feb 10 – Deadly forward Yvone Ogada continued to impress after hitting the target and providing an assist to inspire Ndhiwa Queens from Homa Bay humble home team Manyatta United 3-0 in the Nyanza Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Girls final staged at the Moi Stadium Kisumu on Sunday.Ogada, who finished the two-day tournament as the top scorer with seven goals, sent Ndhiwa Queens ahead when winger Emelda Akoth raced from the left flank to cross the ball that found Ogada in the penalty box and easily tap home from  cross range breaking Manyatta keeper Athmar Dodosi’s clean sheet. Ndhiwa managed to hold on the lead, heading to the interval with an advantaged 1-0 lead and put one foot in the National Finals.Ndhiwa Queens defender Zubeda Chedi passing the ball in the Nyanza Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Girls Final against ManyattaManyatta hopes of coming back in the game were dimmed after Ndhiwa doubled the lead in the 51st minute when keeper Dodosi gifted the Homa Bay side an easy goal.This is after Susan Ogidi picked the ball from her custodian Carolyne Rufa to cross the ball that was intended to find Ogada but the Manyatta shot-stopper came off the line to intersect it only to lose the grip of the ball at the end seeing helplessly the ball slowly roll at the back of the net.Manyatta United fan disappointed after seeing his team concede a third goal against Ndhiwa QueensChasing for two goals, Manyatta surged forward but Rufa stood tall in between Ndhiwa’s sticks to thwart their dreams of ruling the Nyanza title.A composed Ndhiwa side sealed the win with a brilliant goal courtesy of Asher Achieng’s low strike.This is after Ogada broke off for counter attack to find Achieng who intern returned the pass to Ogada and with the striker having an opportunity to score her brace, she did not go for glory but instead sent the ball back to Achieng who calmly smashed the ball home to see her net two goals in the tournament.Manyatta United defender Lucy Juma (right) shielding the ball against Ndhiwa Queens striker Asher AchiengThe La Liga scouts who were present will have a headache in selecting the players from Nyanza Girls tournament who will make up an All-Star team that will head to Spain’s top league La Liga for a 10-day training.With the win, Ndhiwa Queens will represent Nyanza in Natinal Finals slated for Muru County at Kinoru Stadium in June and also received Sh200,000 prize money.-Awards-All the award winners received Sh30,000 prize each.Carolyne Rufa (Ndhiwa Queens) – Best Girls Goal KeeperYvone Ogada (Ndhiwa Queens) – Top Scorer Girls (7 goals)Asher Achieng (Ndhiwa Queens) – Most Valuable Player Girls0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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