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National University, the defending girls volleyball champions, swept Far Eastern University-Diliman, 25-20, 25-16, 25-17, to stretch its perfect run to eight games last Saturday in the UAAP Season 79 high school volleyball tournament at the Adamson University gym.
But the Bullpups’ boys were not as fortunate, as the titleholders ended a eight-game winning streak following a narrow 25-18, 20-25, 16-25, 19-25, 15-17 defeat to the Baby Tamaraws.
NU’s setback allowed UST to grab the solo lead in the boys division after beating University of the East, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19, for its ninth win in 10 contests.
The Tigresses kept within distance of the Bullpups with a 7-1 slate, as UST made quick work of Adamson, 25-17, 25-22, 25-14.
In the other girls’ match, UE downed UP Integrated School, 25-17, 25-19, 25-15, to keep its Final Four chances afloat.
In other boys’ results, De La Salle-Zobel turned back Adamson University, 25-14, 25-15, 25-16, while Ateneo prevailed over UPIS 25-21, 25-15, 25-17.