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Laure, Tornadoes frustrate Lady Realtors


Foton took down Sta. Lucia, 25-27, 25-15, 25-22, 25-11, to keep its semifinal hopes alive in Pool D of the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.

Rookie sensation Eya Laure put a light on the dimming semifinals chances of the Tornadoes as she delivered 16 attacks, two aces and a block.

Shaya Adorador had 15 points while Mina Aganon and Marian Buitre chipped in 12 and 11 markers, respectively.

Foton tied Sta. Lucia at No. 2 spot of Pool D with identical 2-3 win-loss record behind idle leader F2 Logistics (3-1).

MJ Phillips carried the cudgels of the Lady Realtors with 16 points, while Pam Lastimosa had 13 points with 14 digs and five excellent receptions, only for their squad to give up 29 errors and fail to assure a semis berth.