Taking a set from Thais fans hope of PH volleybelles

first_imgHuge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six in China “When we won the set we were jumping for joy like we won the match. Because it was the key players of Thailand out there and not the bench players,” said the 24-year-old Baron.“That means that with a longer preparation, we can make it,” added Baron, who was with Laure on the floor during the set win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4The big crowd at Terminal 21 Mall fell silent as the Philippines took control of the third set.“We really practiced [for this game],” said Laure, who is the youngest team member at 20. “We worked on our service receives and blocking.” LOOK: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 3 takes you straight to hell with a Music Video and First Look-Images Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Kiefer fuels NLEX victory LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruption But the most important thing that Laure saw was “we now have teamwork. Our training camp in Bangkok is paying off.”The Philippines suffered its second straight loss after dropping a five-setter to Indonesia. It will gun for a victory against Vietnam on Sunday.Thai coach Danai Sriwacharamaytakul was seen berating the players on the bench after losing a set to the Filipino squad.ADVERTISEMENT NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand—Philippine team standouts Majoy Baron and Eya Laure said winning a set against Thailand is like winning the match already.But both players, who were two of the bright spots in Saturday’s 25-13, 25-21, 23-25, 25-20 loss to Thailand in the Asean Volleyball Grand Prix here, agreed that the team has a lot to build on after taking a set from the regional powerhouse, which played their top standouts.ADVERTISEMENT Taal Volcano eruption: House to develop rehab plan for Batangas, Cavite, Laguna Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img LATEST STORIES MOST READ ‘People evacuated on their own’ No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist View comments Francis Kong, Jason Magbanua headline ‘The School for the Passionate, New Bold U 2020’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener00:50Trending Articles01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown Negros Occidental gov’t, church call for prayers for safety of Taal evacueeslast_img read more