Foton shackles Cignal in SuperLiga opener

The Foton Lady Tornadoes performed a dance number during the
opening ceremonies. Ivan Saldajeno
 By Ivan Saldajeno

PASAY--Foton went slow in the last two sets but held on against Cignal, 25-18, 26-24, 25-23, in the first match of the 2015 PLDT Home Ultera-PSL All-Filipino Conference at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday.

After dominating the first set, the Lady Tornadoes had to buck the combo of M.J. Ticar and Michelle Segodine in the second set and won the tight frame.

The HD Spikers had a shot at extending the match after leading, 16-10, midway through Set 3 and 20-16 later in the period.

But Patty Orendain and Nicole Tiamzon led Foton's late charge to steal the set.

Orendain and Tiamzon had 18 and 14 respectively for the Lady Tornadoes.

Jannine Navarro led the HD Spikers with 10 markers.