PH’s de la Noche, Iraya fall to Thais in Asian U21 beach volley tilt


THE Philippines’ Jayrack de la Noche and Alexander Iraya. AVC PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines— The Philippines’ Jayrack de la Noche and Alexander Iraya dropped their opening sport within the Asian U21 Seashore Volleyball Championships on Tuesday in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

Seeded seventh within the 12-team event, the Filipino pair misplaced to Thailand 2’s Netitorn Muneekul and Wachirawit Muadpha, 12-21, 14-21.

The win propelled the Thais into the quarterfinals with a 2-0 sweep of Pool B.

They beat the Australian duo of Ruben Gale and Connor O’Neill, 21-19, 21-14, on Monday.

De la Noche and Iraya must knock off the No. 2 Aussies if they’re to make the following spherical.

“That is our final probability. I hope we win via your prayers,” Iraya mentioned.

The event is a qualifier for the FIVB U21 Seashore Volleyball Championships in Roi Et additionally in Thailand set from September 24 to 29.

De la Noche and Iraya, standouts from College of Santo Tomas highschool program, made their worldwide debut within the Asian U19 Seashore Volleyball Championships final week.

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