Creamline turns back Pocari-Air Force, forces semis rubber match

first_imgCloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Creamline kept its title aspirations alive after turning back Pocari Sweat-Air Force, 25-16, 26-24, 22-25, 25-17, in the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball Reinforced Conference Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town The Cool Smashers pulled out all the stops and tied the three-game series at 1-1.From a close 8-6 affair in the start of the fourth set, the Cool Smashers upped the ante and built a 16-10 lead courtesy of Kuttika Kaewpin’s back-to-back crosscourt kills.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 crownMichele Gumabao pushed the envelope further later in the fourth set scoring two consecutive points for Creamline for the 23-15 lead.“I think it was shown in today’s game that everyone really wanted this win,” said Creamline captain Alyssa Valdez. “Everyone who played, our teammates in the bench, even the coaching staff wanted to win.” Risa Sato put the Cool Smashers to the 24-15 match point off Jia Morado’s perfectly timed set and Kaewpin finished things off with an off-the-block kill.Gumabao put up a game-high 18 points to lead the Cool Smashers while Valdez had 15 points.Kaewpin and Laura Schaudt also finished in double figures for Creamline with 14 and 10 points, respectively.Madeline Palmer and Myla Pablo had 17 and 15 points, respectively, for the Lady Warriors.RELATED VIDEOADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Beermen near top six finish, rip Elite Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial 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 award View commentslast_img read more

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