Creamline top hitter Alyssa Valdez soars for an attack during the Cool Smashers opening day match against the Air Force Jet Spikers.

PVL: Cool Smashers seek sweep

Up against a struggling BaliPure side, the defending champions set out as the heavy favorites in their 6 p.m. encounter where the latter try to complete an eight-game romp in the first phase of the nine-team elims of the season-ending conference of the league organized by Sports Vision. #PVL

Thai import Kuttika Kaewpin steers Creamline to a Game 1 victory over PetroGazz in their Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Reinforced Conference finals. (Photo by Sports Vision)

PVL: Cool Smashers edge closer to crown

Regaining control with back-to-back romps in the middle sets, the Cool Smashers charged back from big deficits early in the fourth but needed a costly miscue from Cherry Nuñag to complete the come-from-behind victory, actually their 12th straight after sweeping nine games in the elims and two over the PacificTown Army Lady Troopers in the Final Four of the Reinforced Conference. #PVL

Angel Antipuesto of Pocari foils one of Creamline’s Alyssa Valdez’s vaunted attacks in sudden death of their semis duel.

Cool Smashers keep 2nd spot, sink Water Defenders

Alyssa Valdez took over from imports Kuttika Kaewpin and Aleoscar Blanco, blasting in 12 kills and adding four aces for a 16-point performance as the Cool Smashers racked up their fourth straight victory after an opening day stumble to the PetroGazz Angels to close out their first round elims campaign at second. #PVL

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Lady Eagles ready to soar again

Ateneo, which skipped the recent Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference to toughen up for the Open, hopes to live up to the promise when the season-ending conference is fired off Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.

Cool Smashers: Staying hot for next PVL shot

PVL: Creamline eager for next title shot

The morning after their triumphant campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference, the Creamline Cool Smashers are plotting their next move this early, wanting to get into the next line of battle armed to the teeth.