Alyssa’s Cool Smashers back on top

first_imgMOST READ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial P550,000 await PH Masters champion 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 Creamline outlasted defending champion Pocari-Air Force, 25-15, 27-25, 17-25, 25-19, to regain a share of the lead in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Season 2 Reinforced Conference at Batangas City Sports Center.ADVERTISEMENT China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Cool Smashers shook off a third-set defeat and a slow start in the fourth with a strong windup with Risa Sato and Alyssa Valdez combining for all but one of the team’s last five points to the delight of the big Sunday crowd.Creamline climbed to a share of top spot with idle PayMaya at 3-1.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 crownSato scored on a quick attack and a kill block off Pocari import Arielle Love while Valdez, who hails from nearby San Juan town, fired a couple of aces as Creamline broke away from a tight 19-18 game.Import Nikolina Asceric topscored for Creamline with 13 hits, including 10 attack points, two blocks and an ace, helping send the Lady Warriors reeling to their second loss against a win. Earlier, PetroGazz showed grit and composure as the Angels ended a three-game losing streak by rallying past BanKo-Perlas, 15-25, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-9, for their first win.Ukranian import Anastasia Trach came alive in the last three sets, including back to back scores off blocks in the fifth set as the Angels completed their stunning fightback.The win ended a string of heatbreaking results for the Angels, who opened the tournament with defeats to Creamline, Tacloban and BaliPure.Thai Jutarat Montripila gave the Angels all that they could handle, before the Spikers faded in the fifth set and absorbed their third loss in four starts.Trach delivered a kill and two blocks for a 4-0 lead in the fifth, allowing the Angels to survive the absence of injured hitter Rachel Austero.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES The Spikers came within 6-8 only for Trach to quell the comeback, scoring the last of her 23 hits at match point.Stephanie Mercado, Cherry Nunag and Wensh Tiu also stepped up for PetroGazz. —CEDELF P. TUPASSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img

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