Pocari Sweat shocks Creamline to take PVL semis opener

first_imgBaser Amer part of Gilas’ final lineup vs Australia Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town From a 19-19 tie in the third set, the Lady Warriors scored four straight points with Love hitting a booming down-the-line kill for the 23-19 buffer.Pocari head coach Jasper Jimenez said their extra games in the quarterfinals proved to be fruitful as his players had to go through an earlier adversity that prepared them well enough for their semifinal match against the Cool Smashers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I think the advantage we had was we played so many games before this one, we went through the eye of the needle,” said Jimenez in Filipino. “And one more thing, we won the first set against Creamline and those guys aren’t used when they’re down.”Love had viable support from her teammates with Madeline Palmer putting up 12 points to help the Lady Warriors while Myla Pablo and Jeanette Panaga had nine points apiece. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPocari Sweat-Air Force scored an opening match upset after knocking down Creamline in three sets, 25-23, 25-12, 25-23, in the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Airelle Love, who suffered from cramps earlier in the game, put up 20 points as the Lady Warriors blindsided the Cool Smashers, who had more than two weeks of rest after getting a semifinals bye for topping the league with a 6-1 record in the eliminations.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown LATEST STORIES Alyssa Valdez had 16 points to lead the Cool Smashers but had little help as the team’s second-leading scorer was Kuttika Kaewpin who had six.Although the team didn’t have much disparity in terms of attacks, 34-30 spikes in favor of Pocari, the Lady Warriors were an impenetrable wall scoring on 13 blocks while also showing up from long range with 10 aces.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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