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Tigresses, Lady Bulldogs keep unbeaten slate in UAAP beach volley


University of Santo Tomas and National University kept their unbeaten record after two days of action in the UAAP Season 81 women’s beach volleyball tournament at Sands SM by the Bay Tuesday.

Reigning champions Golden Tigresses defeated the duo of Ponggay Gaston and Jules Samonte of Ateneo, 21-9, 21-15, and the tandem of Tin Tiamzon and Michelle Morente of La Salle, 21-14, 21-14.

Lady Bulldogs’ rookies Klymince Orilleneda and Antonnete Landicho stepped their game up, dealing UP’s Isa Molde and Justine Dorog loss, 21-19, 21-10. Orilleneda and Landicho also beat Rhea Manalo and Lyen Shan Ritual of UE, 21-15, 21-15, later on.

UST and NU still have a perfect 3-0 record followed by the Lady Spikers’ 2-1. The Lady Maroons, Lady Eagles, Lady Tamaraws and Lady Falcons are in a four-way tie with 1-2 win-loss card. Lady Warriors are still winless in three games.