PVL: Creamline nears semis after stretching Akari’s skid

Ced Domingo sparks another Creamline victory.  –PVL PHOTOS

Ced Domingo sparks another Creamline victory. –PVL PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines – Creamline relied on Yeliz Basa and Ced Domingo to lead Akari to a third straight loss, 23-25, 25-15, 25-16, 25-21, and unbeaten in four games in the Foreign Volleyball League England 2022. Conference on Thursday at Philsports Arena.

The win also allowed the Cool Smashers, who had to recover from their first loss, to get a closer victory for a place in the semi-finals.

The Cool Smashers have two more points left for the first draw, 23-21, after Michele Gumabao kills and an attack bug from Power Chargers enters Prisilla Rivera. But the Dominican spearhead brought Akari to the tipping point, 24-23, after she nailed an attack and intercepted Jeanette Panaga.

Basa’s attack was successful when Creamline ceded the opening game to Akari. Cool Smashers disputed the call to touch the block but the referee defied it Tournament video challenge still in beta for this game date.

But after losing the first set, Basa led Creamline to a dominant victory in the next two sets and finished with the game’s highest 18 points, while Domingo had 14 points, providing five of the team’s nine blocks. .

Alyssa Valdez struggled offensively for three sets of play and was substituted in the fourth set for Tots Carlos, scoring just four points but making 12 digs. Jema Galanza maintained his fine play with 12 points and 17 excellent relays, while Carlos added seven more, including a decisive end to the game after Akari saved three points with a set lead. four 24-18.

Imported foundation Yeliz Basa.  –PVL PHOTOS

Imported foundation Yeliz Basa. –PVL PHOTOS

“I think the team was careless in the first set. But what is important to us is how we can recover. Of course, Akari won’t give up easily. But we adjusted well in the last three sets,” said Creamline coach Sherwin Meneses in the Philippines.

Creamline Jia De Guzman caught up with her team’s attack with a superb 19 sets as they dominated Akari in attack, 58-33, while libero Kyla Atienza defended with 18 diggings and 12 receptions before facing off. face undefeated teammate Chery Tiggo (4-0) on November 5 at Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna.

“I think today’s match is a great experience for us in the next game. It’s like a wake-up call to us that we need to give 100% or even 200% to every game. 100% is not enough because we all know that all the teams are well prepared,” said De Guzman. “We are looking forward to the match against Chery. We know they won’t give it to us easily. We will work hard.”

Akari dropped to 1-4 with Rivera and Erika Raagas leading with 13 and 10 points respectively.

Power chargers battle Choco Mucho Flying Titans (2-2) on November 3 at FilOil EcoOil Center after the Halloween break.

PVL Reinforcement Conference: Creamline

Creamline coaches Sherwin Meneses, Jia Morado and Ced Domingo talk about their four-set win over Akari as they score a brace for their kick-off game against Chery Tiggo next month.

Sent by Inquirer Sports on Thursday, October 27, 2022

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