JP Abcede

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JP Abcede is a professional sports writer for the PSL and he also helps out in the maintenance of PSL’s social media accounts. A certified sports geek, he has written for different publications since college. He is fortunate that he studied in universities that have successful volleyball programs, thus giving him the opportunity to be exposed in this wonderful athletic discipline.

Petron Blazes Past Generika to Win the Championship

“Kasama sa gameplan namin yun. Hindi ko pinagtapat si Bergsma at si (Natalia) Korobkova. Umatake kami doon sa setter nila na maliit. Naging successful naman,” Pascua shared. “Si Korobkova laging dalawa ang blockers ang ginawa ko sa kanya. Once na mag-dalawang blockers, medyo nahihirapan siyang pumalo.”

The Blaze Spikers will represent the PSL and the country in next year’s AVC Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship to be held in Vietnam.

“Kukunin ko yung dalawa (imports) plus reinforcement galing ibang team,” Pascua shared on his team’s composition for the continental tournament. Click to read more…

RC Cola-PAF Finish at Third Place

“Yung panalo namin sa kanila mas importante kasi placing ito for third and fourth,” stated RC Cola-Air Force coach Rhovyl Verayo, who has since moved on from his team’s devastating defeat to Cignal HD in the second round. “Placing kung sino aakyat sa podium, yun ang laban namin ngayon,”

“Confident ako sa defense ni Caballejo,” Verayo said as he had to shuffle his rotation since his players were starting to feel the tedious schedule of the tournament. “Sunod-sunod yung laro, walang pahinga. Sinubukan ko si Judy, nag-click naman.” Click to read more…

Foton Cops Fifth After Out Playing Mane ‘n Tail

“Bumaba yung pace nung second and third set, medyo nalungkot yung mga bata,” said coach Vilet Ponce de Leon. “Nilabas ko yung malungkot, pinasok ko yung mga masasaya. Nag-work naman. Proud naman ako sa bench ko kasi they performed.”

Irina Tarasova had her best match in the tournament with a team high 33 points (26 attacks, three blocks, four service aces). Gervacio was the top local scorer with 13 markers, 12 of which came from attacks, while Elena Tarasova had 12.

“Sabi niya babawi siya,” coach Vilet replied when asked about the multitasking lawyer-to-be. “Ang dami niyang absent kasi nag-aaral siya. Tinanong ko siya, ‘On our last game, will you be there?’ Sabi niya, ‘Yes, boss, babawi ako.’ Nakaka-attend naman siya ng practices namin, so nai-prepare niya sarili niya for this match.” Click to read more…