MANILA, Philippines – Cherry Tigo at the reins on this one. At the Philsports Arena in Pasig City on Tuesday night, Tiggo defeated Cignal by scores of 27-25, 25-19, and 25-22 to tie Creamline, Choco Mucho, and F2 Logistics for first place in the Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference.
Ma is an outfielder. For the Crossovers, captain Mylene Paat scored 15 points, while outside hitter Ennajie Laure scored 13 points, and Shaya Adorador contributed 16 points and 11 superb digs. Alina Bicar delivered two service aces and 14 superb sets, and Ria Beatriz Duremdes produced 15 excellent digs.
With 16 attacks, outside hitter Frances Xinia Molina led the HD Spikers in scoring. Middle blocker Toni Rose Basas scored six points, had three blocks, and led the team with 11 points. Captain Rachel Anne Daquis also scored six points.
F2 Logistics defeated PLDT Home Fibr by scores of 25-22, 25-21, 14-25, 20-25, and 16-14 in the other match. For the Cargo Movers, outside hitter Myla Pablo had 20 attacks and one service ace. Kim Dy also contributed 17 points.
Dawn Nicole Macandili had 35 superb digs and had 10 receptions, while captain Abigail Marano scored 11 points and had three blocks.
High Speed Hitters’ Jovielyn Prado had 17 points, 15 of which were from attacks. The captain, Mika Reyes, scored 15 points, including four blocks, while Dell Palomata had 11 attacks, three blocks, and two service aces. Rhea Katrina Dimaculangan made 19 fantastic sets, and Kathleen Faith Arado had 31 excellent digs.
After the match, which lasted two hours and 31 minutes, Regine Diego, the head coach of F2 Logistics, stated, “It seemed like a championship but sure, it was a nice game.”
In order to make adjustments for the following game, she continued, “we saw what we need to train more on, where we failed, and where we’re good at.”
Chery Tiggo defeated defending champion Creamline in four sets on Thursday night at the PCV Socio-Civic and Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, to advance to the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference Finals.
In order to determine who will win the championship in the season-opening event, the Crossover was led by the Santiago sisters on Friday as they forced a final battle with the Cool Smashers.
With 25 points on 20 attacks, three blocks, and two aces, Jaja Santiago led Chery Tiggo, and her older sister Dindin Santiago-Manabat contributed 18 points on 15 kills, two blocks, and one ace.