MANILA, Philippines — Defending champion Creamline beat F2 Logistics in lopsided trend, 25-19, 25-16, 25-16, to remain unbeaten in six video games within the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) second All-Filipino Convention on Tuesday at Sensible Araneta Coliseum.
As a starter, Tots Carlos sustained her fantastic play and confirmed the way in which with 15 factors and 11 digs with Michele Gumabao, the main scorer of the workforce, solely taking part in sparingly in each set and completed with three factors.
Alyssa Valdez didn’t see motion however coach Sherwin Meneses relied on his different spikers with Jema Galanza contributing 11 factors and Bernadeth Pons including seven factors and 7 digs to rise to a 6-0 report on prime of the 12-team area.
Meneses assured that the three-time PVL MVP, who sat out for the primary time this convention, is wholesome.
“Alyssa is one hundred pc. We’re simply making an attempt to find completely different combos since it is a lengthy convention. The workforce is doing effectively, too, regardless of the completely different rotations,” mentioned the Creamline coach in Filipino. “We’re simply giving extra alternative to Pons right this moment. Alyssa is Alyssa. She’s all the time been the guts and soul of Creamline. We’ll see subsequent recreation.”
Creamline setter Kyle Negrito continued to ship the products for the Cool Smashers with 20 glorious units, scoring seven factors together with two aces whereas Jeanette Panaga additionally had seven factors forward of their out-of-town match towards PLDT (5-2) on Saturday in Cagayan De Oro.
Meneses admitted he was shocked that they took the Cargo Movers in simply an hour and 25 minutes after their previous duels with F2 went toe-to-toe.
“We didn’t count on this as a result of all of our video games towards them had been shut. We’re simply fortunate as a result of we had been capable of draw back. However figuring out F2, they are going to carry on preventing,” he mentioned. “Our preparation was efficient as a result of everybody who performed delivered. We’re proud of this win.”
F2 Logistics’ two-game successful streak was snapped by Creamline with a 4-3 report tied with Petro Gazz in sixth place.
No Cargo Mover scored in double figures with Jolina Dela Cruz main the way in which with eight factors together with two blocks. Majoy Baron and Ara Galang chipped in seven factors every, whereas Ivy Lacsina, one in all their main scorers, was restricted to only three factors.
Myla Pablo returned to motion after lacking the final two video games on account of again spasms however she was scoreless within the two units performed.
F2 Logistics seeks to bounce again towards the surging Cignal (5-2) on Thursday at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan Metropolis.