Motolite now tied for third after thumping Army

first_imgMotolite enhanced its bid for a better semifinal seeding as it pounded PacificTown-Army, 25-21, 25-23, 25-14, to move to joint third with BanKo-Perlas in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Saturday.Tots Carlos unloaded another 14-hit game, which Myla Pablo matched in just two sets, while Isa Molde ably backed them up with 10 as Motolite overcame Army’s pressure in the first two sets before cruising in the next to complete the 81-minute rout.ADVERTISEMENT It was Motolite’s third straight win and 10th overall against five defeats, catching BanKo-Perlas at third in a spirited battle for the Top 2 and 3 rankings among three teams, including second running PetroGazz (10-4).Motolite, which subdued Army in five sets in their first round clash on Sept. 1, went up by just five spikes in its power duel with the veteran Army side, 43-38, and even lost by one in blocking, 4-5. But it produced two more aces and cashed in on its rivals’ miscues.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceMotolite scored 23 points off Army’s errors while yielding 12 as the team stayed on track for at least the No. 3 spot in an attempt to face unbeaten Creamline early on in the Final Four. Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ MOST READ Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rizal, PhilSports won’t be white elephants Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Becoming his own man Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:19Magalong: Albayalde also got SUV out of ‘agaw bato’ operation in 201302:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers This jewelry designer is also an architect View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgWant more trip ideas for this autumn? Step right this way: 9. Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USAHead to Mount Rainer National Park and discover an active volcano; the eponymous peak stands at a whopping 14,411 feet above sea level. More than just a big fire breathing mountain, Rainer is packed with more than 25 glaciers, an abundance of forests, meadows and waterfalls. It gets rather colourful in the autumn, except old ‘Snowy Peak’ itself, which shines white above it all. To reach the park fly into Seattle and stay a while – check out what to do in Seattle and find out a bit more about the largest city in Washington State before you head off into the wilderness. Nearest airport: Seattle 3. Lake District National Park, EnglandThis popular holiday destination is England’s largest national park and is home to the country’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike, as well as the UK’s largest and deepest lakes. The beautiful landscape that 200 years ago enchanted the romantic poet William Wordsworth, is a great place to enjoy the last of the sunshine before winter comes. You’re never too far from a castle in England either: check out Hogwarts or Downton Abbey on your traverse through the romantic English countryside.Nearest airport: Manchester4. Cairngorms National Park, ScotlandScotland’s Cairngorms National Park was established in 2003. It covers not only the high plateau of the Cairngorm mountains, but also the villages, whisky distilleries and castles among the hills, lochs and ancient forests that surround. There’s plenty to see and do in the Cairngorms – plan your trip with our guide. If you’ve got time then stick around and explore the Isle of Skye, or the ruins of Buachaille Etive Mor, both of which look incredible in autumn. Read more of the best outdoors attractions in Scotland: here’s our guide to the Scottish Isles and our picks of Scotland’s best beaches.Nearest airport: Edinburgh 5. Saxon Switzerland National Park, GermanyConfusingly, Saxon Switzerland National Park is located in Germany, near the city of Dresden. This forested area is dotted with rocky structures, the most well-known being the 194 metre Bastei rocks, connected by a man-made sandstone bridge that boasts stunning views of the landscape. Bavaria is also a great destination for autumn winter walks – it’s an hour long flight from Dresden to Munich – and once you get there pave your way between these castles, villages and Gothic churches.Nearest airport: Dresden 2. Jiuzhaigou National Park, ChinaJiuzhaigou National Park, also known as Nine Village Valley due to the nine Tibetan villages in the park, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a World Biosphere Reserve. The beautiful park is dotted with lakes and waterfalls surrounded by yellow and orange-leaved trees. October can be pretty chilly in Juizhaigou (average daily highs of 17°C), so you might want to check out Beijing’s shopping districts before you head out to the woods to stock up on winter gear. And before you’re living on camp rations, be sure to try traditional Beijing duck – similar to Chinese crispy duck – roasted over an open fire and served with lashings of plum sauce. Check out this local’s guide to Beijing and get some more tips on unusual things to see and do in China’s capital. Nearest airport: Chengdu 10. Olympic National Park, Washington, USAStaying in Washington, this time we’re off to the Olympic National Park, which covers almost a million acres of land and several diverse ecosystems, from the snow covered peak of Mt. Olympus to the pebbled Pacific coastline. The summer months tend to be the park’s busiest, so go in September or October and you shouldn’t have a problem reserving a place to sleep at the park’s Kalaloch Lodge (open all year round).Nearest airport: Seattlecenter_img RelatedBig Green Apple: 9 gorgeous parks in New York CityDid you know that 14% of New York City is covered with green space? Getting dizzy at the top of the Empire State is all very well but make sure you have a peaceful place to recover, with our guide to NYC’s best parks, from riverside retreats in Brooklyn to…Big Green Apple: 9 gorgeous parks in New York CityDid you know that 14% of New York City is covered with green space? Getting dizzy at the top of the Empire State is all very well but make sure you have a peaceful place to recover, with our guide to NYC’s best parks, from riverside retreats in Brooklyn to…Awesome Autumn: 10 fabulous fall foliage spots for leaf peepingAwesome Autumn: 10 fabulous fall foliage spots for leaf peeping 1. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, USASeventy-one miles from Washington DC, enjoy the tranquility and spectacular scenery of Shenandoah National Park. With the Blue Ridge Mountains as your backdrop, take lengthy hikes or relaxing strolls though the park’s 200,000 acres of land, home to towering trees that turn into vibrant reds and oranges during the autumn months. Looking at spending some extra time in the US? Head to Mississippi, Alaska or the Pacific Coast for more adventures on your ultimate, American road trip.Nearest airport: Charlottesville 6. Naejangsan National Park, South KoreaNaejangsan National Park’s name means ‘inside’ or ‘concealed’, owing to the fact that it’s home to many hidden species of flower and fauna, as well as twelve endangered animal species. It’s one of the most beautiful places in South Korea, with unspoilt views in every direction you gaze in. Make your way to the national park via Seoul, once you’ve spent a few days working your way through this South Korean city guide.Nearest airport: Seoul![Best national parks in Asia]( “Naejangsan National Park’)7. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USAStanding tall over the 300,000 acres of land, the beathtaking Teton Mountain Range sharply contrasts with autumn’s yellow alpine forests. The park is home to diverse wildlife, including grizzly bears and bison. Whilst you are in Wyoming, you should definitely check out Yellowstone and the Great Prismatic Spring – just one natural wonder that’s made it on to the top 10 list of places you won’t believe exist on earth! Nearest airport: Yellowstone8. Triglav National Park, SloveniaSlovenia’s only national park, Triglav, is home to the country’s highest mountain of the same name – legend has it it was named after the three-headed Slavic god who lived there. The park takes up 4% of Slovenia’s landmass and is a popular place for locals to hike, fish and cycle. It only takes 15 minutes to drive up to Lake Bled from the park, which means you could explore this little country in a weekend. Up for the challenge? Check out these seven show-stopping places in Slovenia and plan your next alternative European beak!Nearest airport: Ljubljana Where to get guaranteed sun this winterWhere to go for guaranteed sunshine instead of showers this autumn and winter.There’s plenty more where that came from. Subscribe to the free Skyscanner newsletter for the best deals, flight hacks and destination inspiration in your inbox.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more