MANILA, Philippines — Creamline wanted to buck one other torpid begin earlier than finishing an 11-game elimination spherical sweep with a 19-25, 25-16, 25-14, 25-13 victory over Galeries Tower within the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) second All-Filipino Convention on Tuesday at Philsports Enviornment.
The Cool Smashers dropped the opening set for the second recreation in a row earlier than Jema Galanza and her teammates bought their act collectively to clinch the highest seed and set a semifinal duel towards the No.4 Chery Tiggo Crossovers.
“We weren’t capable of management the scenario within the first set that’s why Galeries bought a set. We went again to fundamentals beginning within the second set,” mentioned Creamline coach Sherwin Meneses in Filipino.
“Congrats to our gamers as a result of we completed with an 11-0 report within the elimination however our aim is larger than the eliminations. We’ll work more durable going to the semis on Thursday.”
Creamline and Chery Tiggo open their semifinal sequence on Thursday on the similar venue in Pasig Metropolis.
Galanza completed with 12 factors, whereas Bernadeth Pons additionally stepped up with 10 factors and 12 wonderful receptions with Alyssa Valdez sitting out within the match to relaxation.
Setter Kyle Negrito dished out 17 wonderful units, as Tots Carlos, Rose Vargas, and Jeanette Panaga contributed eight factors every. Lorie Bernardo and Michele Gumabao added seven factors.
“I simply performed my recreation as a result of my coaches and ates gave me their belief contained in the court docket. I wished to use the whole lot I discovered in observe,” mentioned Bernardo in Filipino. “We’ll maintain our concentrate on coaching and proceed to comply with the directions of our coaches.”
Galeries Tower solely received certainly one of its 11 matches in its maiden PVL convention with Roma Pleasure Doromal being the lone vibrant spot for the Highrisers with 13 factors.
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