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
“Air Force, we haven’t seen them play for the longest time. Myla (Pablo) and (Jeanette) Panaga were still with the squad then but now, they’re a completely different team.” – Alyssa Valdez #PVL
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
First to see action at 3 p.m. are the Cool Smashers, who step up their title-retention drive against the PacificTown Army Lady Troopers, whom they swept via 3-0 and 3-1 romps in the double-round elims. #PVL
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
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.
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.
Creamline delivered as promised – winning its first-ever Premier Volleyball League crown in a fashion powerhouse teams are expected to churn out – via sweep.