The Black Team prevailed in the five-set match against the White Team to bag the championship title of Konsult Haus’ Volleyball League on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Celebrity Sports Club.
Mel Santos hacked out 7 points to tow the Black Team to its first set win, 25-17. The White Team recovered from their wobbly start to win the second and third sets both 25-22. Chris Quiming scored 9 hits in the fourth set to power the Black Team, 25-20.
The game intensified in the fifth set but the duo of Isagani Baculio and Arnel Santos Jr. did not let the win to slip away firing multiple spikes and pounding out 4 points apiece to seal the victory for the Black Team, 15-11.
When asked about the biggest factor that led the team to victory, Captain Alexi Gedang said it is knowing and leveraging the strengths of their members. “Alam namin kung sino ‘yung malalakas, alam namin kung sino ‘yung mga may kayang pumalo, kung sino ‘yung kayang mag-set so ginamit namin ‘yun to our advantage.”