MANILA, Philippines – Brian Bagunas beat Fujitsu Kawasaki 29-26, 25-21, 34-36, 25-19 in a V-Challenge match at the Odawara Arena in Japan on Sunday to place Ota Miyoshi in Division 1 with 32 points. .
On the verge of releasing Weiss Adler in Division 2 after a five-set loss to the Red Spirits on Saturday, Bagunas took matters into his own hands, nailed the 26-of-52 offensive clip and provided three blocks and three serve aces to keep his side in Division 1 for next season. .
The Filipino Import helped Ota Mioshi overcome the Greety Division 2 runner-up in two hours and six minutes to stay in Japan’s top-tier men’s volleyball league after the team finished ninth with a 6-30 record in the 2021-22 season.
In addition to Bagunas, Kota Yamadao also advanced when it was most important, finishing with 15 points built on 12 attacks, two blocks and an ace. Venezuelan importer Emerson Rodriguez chipped in 12 markers, all from Spike. Fujitsu Kawasaki will remain in Division 2 because it failed to complete a sweep of Ota Miyoshi.
Yanagida Hayakushiki carried the red spirit with 24 points. Takuma Asano added 13 markers, and Takumi Tanihira added 12.
After his third season with Oita Miyoshi, Bagunas’ next goal is to lead the Philippine men’s volleyball team to the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam in May, where Filipino spies will try to finish their previous silver medal.
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