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Foton stays in semis hunt after downing Cignal

By Ivan Saldajeno

PASAY--Foton remained in the race for the other outright semifinal berth in the PLDT Home Ultera-Philippine Super Liga All-Filipino Conference with a 25-23, 25-15, 25-15 win against Cignal in their match at the Cuneta Astrodome on Monday.

After a tight first set, the Lady Tornadoes dominated the next two periods to beat the HD Spikers and win for the fifth time in nine outings.

Pam Lastimosa led Foton with 17 points on 13 spikes, three blocks, and an ace. Nicole Tiamzon and Patty Orendain added 13 markers each.

Jeanette Panaga had 11 points for Cignal, which dropped to 1-8.

The Lady Tornadoes moved to within a half-game of the Shopinas Lady Clickers for the second semifinals berth. The Lady Clickers are playing the Petron Blaze Spikers as of posting.