UAAP Beach Volleyball: Involved in its first defeat to UST Atenio

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MANILA, Philippines – Defending champion University of Santo Thomas UAAP finished the Atenio three-game unbeaten run in the UAAP Season 84 Men’s Beach Volleyball Tournament as Ephraim Dimakulangan and Ransel Verg 21-1, 21-1, 21-1, 21-1, 219, 219, 9-19 by Amy Lane A sad Saturday in the Bay.

To lick the scars of their opening day defeat to the National University, Varg and Dimakulangan expressed their anger at their two opponents, including Daniel Nicholas and Louis Gamban of the University of the Philippines, 21-19, 21-16, in the morning session.

The Tiger Spikers dominated the Blue Eagles in the first set and took the lead with a 17-13 lead in the next frame. But Lenos and Pacinio cut it to a one-point deficit twice, 17-16 and 20-19, before drilling a match-clinching attack for Dimakulangan UST.

UST improved to 2-1 with third-ranked NU.

“We’ve won two because we’ve narrowed our gaps this time around,” said reigning beach volleyball MVP Varg, whose teammate Jarron Requinton, a two-time SEA Games bronze medalist, is listed as the third player.

Lenos and Pacino also held the lead early in La Liga with a 21-16, 21-18 win over Noel Campton and Vince Maglinao, but Atenio held the lead early with a 3-1 record.

Compton and Maglina also took a 3-1 lead in a thrilling 25-23, 19-21, 15-11 win over Far Eastern University’s Gelard Talisyan and Vincent Nadera in an hour and three minutes. With Ateneo.

Meanwhile, NU’s James Buitago and Paul Salvador lost to UP’s Nicholas and Gamban 19-21, 21-19, 15-9 for their second consecutive win in three games.

Talisyan and Nadera defeated Ned Packing of Adamson University and Francis Cassas 21-10, 21-19 to give the FEU its first win.

The Tamaraws and Fighting Maroons have 1-2 and 1-3 records in the game, respectively, while the Falcons are unbeaten in three games.

Sunday’s action resumed with the morning sessions between Adamson and de la Salle, NU and Ateneo, and FEU and UST. In the afternoon, it will be UP against Ateneo, Adamson, and UST, and FEU against NU.

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