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Creamline Cool Smashers keep undefeated after outlasting Petro Gazz Angels within the PVL. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.internet

MANILA, Philippines — Tots Carlos and Bernadeth Pons sparked Creamline’s come-from-behind 25-22, 23-25, 25-27, 25-19, 15-13 victory over Petro Gazz within the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) second All-Filipino Convention.

However the hard-hitting pair of Carlos and Pons, who have been fielded in for Michele Gumabao and Alyssa Valdez within the fourth, introduced the ‘blissful, blissful’ and delivered within the clutch towards the decided Angels to assist their group keep unbeaten in 5 video games.

“I feel it’s not simply me and Pons. It’s nonetheless the entire group, we simply actually helped the group. Earlier than me and Pons entered the court docket, we advised one another to vary the temper of the group,” mentioned Carlos, who got here off the bench with 16 factors. “We began with the ‘blissful blissful’ and the enjoyment within the sport after which we have been capable of maintain it. I’m simply actually happy with all my teammates and coaches and all of the members of the group.”

“Regardless of virtually shedding the sport, we didn’t surrender, Everybody actually contributed to the sport,” she added.

Within the rematch of the final All-Filipino Convention finalists, the Angels appeared near dealing the defending champion’s first defeat this event with a 2-1 set benefit.

Creamline Cool Smashers’ Tots Carlos. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.internet

However Carlos and Pons joined fingers to attain the final seven factors within the fourth set to power a decider then the Cool Smashers pulled away with an 11-7 lead within the fifth.

Remy Palma’s pricey service error introduced Creamline to match level, 14-11m, however Aiza Maizo-Pontillas and a 4 touches violation saved two match factors for Petro Gazz till Carlos nailed a down-the-line kill to finish the two-hour and 27-minute match.

“We didn’t take a look at the rating, we simply centered on what we should always carry out and embrace our roles contained in the court docket. We simply must work exhausting and assist one another. That’s what we’d like within the fourth and fifth to get this good consequence,” mentioned Pons, who completed with eight factors.

Gumabao nonetheless led the cost for Creamline with 19 factors after solely enjoying within the first three units. Jema Galanza had 15 factors, 13 digs, and 12 wonderful receptions. Valdez had eight factors and 7 receptions, whereas setter Kyle Negrito dished out 22 wonderful units on prime of 4 factors together with three aces.

“We’re blissful to get this win as a result of everybody from the group delivered. We’re grateful as a result of our bench gamers, truly they don’t seem to be bench gamers. They received the chance to complete the sport as a result of Petro Gazz wouldn’t allow us to win. Their chemistry has been there for a very long time,” mentioned Meneses in Filipino.

Petro Gazz absorbed its second straight loss after profitable its first 4 video games, sliding to a 4-2 report tied with F2 Logistics at sixth place.

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Grethcel Soltones and Jonah Sabete powered the Angels with 23 and 22 factors, respectively. Palma had 14 factors together with 4 blocks, whereas Pontillas had 13 factors, 16 digs, and 15 wonderful receptions.

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Creamline coach Sherwin Meneses, Bernadeth Pons, and Tots Carlos after surviving Petro Gazz to remain unbeaten in 5 video games. #PVL2023

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