MANILA, Philippines—Oita Miyoshi and Bryan Bagunas put a stop to their slump taking a close five-set win over JTEKT, 25-23, 11-25, 12-25, 25-22, 15-13, in the 2021-22 Japan V.League season Saturday at CNA Arena Akita.
The Weisse Adler, who stopped their seven-game slide, improved to a 2-7 record for the ninth seed while the Stings dropped to 5-4 in the sixth spot.
Bagunas and Emerson Rodriguez led Oita Miyoshi with 23 points apiece Kota Yamada added 11 points.
Kento Miyaura led JTEKT with 23 points while Felipe Fonteles added 21 points.
The Stings and the Weisse Adler clash for the second straight time on Sunday, 11 a.m. (Manila time) at the same venue in Akita.
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