first_img‘Homeland’ star Patinkin lauds intelligence community WATCH: Robredo repacks relief goods with ‘mocha’ behind her Priyanka Chopra Jonas joining Amazon’s spy series ‘Citadel’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. St. Clare outlasts La Salle-Araneta Cignal will be coming into the game as a better rested side compared to the team that played Game 1, and that makes the HD Spikers even more dangerous.Since acquiring the services of Filipino-American spiker Kalei Mau, F2 Logistics has been nearly invincible.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAllen Durham chews out Meralco: Everybody played like sh*tSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsIt finished the eliminations with a 12-2 mark before creaming Sta. Lucia in the quarterfinals and Foton in the semifinals to book a title series duel with Cignal, which shocked powerhouse Petron in a pair of thrilling semifinal encounters last week.But bundling out the HD Spikers won’t be easy. “Cignal pushed us to our limits so it is only fitting to double—or even triple—our performance in the next game,” said Maraño, who also skippers the national women’s team that will campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games this November.True enough, the HD Spikers are just getting warmed up.Cignal head coach Edgar Barroga said they will be marching to Game 2 with high morale after realizing that they can also play at an elite level.“Our confidence definitely soared after Game 1,” said Barroga.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next With some sort of momentum, F2 Logistics tangle with Cignal on Tuesday, shooting to wrap up the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference title series against the hard-fighting HD Spikers and win a first championship this season.The first serve will be made at 7 p.m. at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay with the Cargo Movers obviously wanting to avoid a deciding game against a Cignal side that just lost steam in the series opener.ADVERTISEMENT Dutch YouTube star Nikkie de Jager says she is transgender LATEST STORIEScenter_img OSG petition a ‘clear sign’ of gov’t bid to block ABS-CBN franchise renewal — solon MOST READ Robredo hits Mocha over false post: Why let gov’t pay a fake news purveyor? BREAKING: DOJ indicts ex-PNP chief Albayalde for graft PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd PLAY LIST 02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener00:50Trending Articles03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian03:06Tahimik, Mapanganib | Jong Manlapaz00:49Sweet! Indian bakers make world’s ‘longest’ cake02:44Gatchalian wants arrest for residents returning to Taal danger zones In Game 1, the Cargo Movers raced to a two-set lead until Rachel Anne Daquis, Jovelyn Gonzaga, Alohi Robins-Hardy and the HD Spikers launched a furious comeback to drag the match to a deciding fifth set.The Cargo Movers got the goods in the fifth set from Aby Maraño, Ara Galang and Kim Fajardo Mau in a nail-biting 25-22, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-8 victory, much to the delight of a banner crowd that trooped to the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Saturday.F2 Logistics coach Ramil de Jesus said Game 2 would be much harder than Game 1.“We’re not expecting an easy fight. In fact, we were looking forward and prepared for a hard battle in Game 1,” said de Jesus, following their escape act.Skipper Maraño added that they will show everyone that they deserve to regain the title that has eluded them for the past two years.ADVERTISEMENT Mandatory evacuation enforced in Lemery View commentslast_img read more