Lady Warriors, Jet Spikers dispute second semis seat

Mark Escarlote on Jul 26, 2017 08:04 AM
Lady Warriors, Jet Spikers dispute second semis seat
Pocari Sweat looks to clinch a semifinals berth in a showdown with Philippine Air Force.

Pocari Sweat and Philippine Air Force dispute the second semifinals seat in a showdown Wednesday in the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Game time is at 6:30 p.m. and will air via livestream.

The Lady Warriors and Jet Spikers occupy the second to third spots with 4-1 win-loss records behind early semifinalist Creamline, which is unblemished in six outings.

Pocari Sweat, the Reinforced Conference champions, rebounded from a four set loss to the Cool Smashers with a straight sets demolition of Adamson University, 25-23, 25-14, 25-19, last Sunday.

Top Most Valuable Player contender Myla Pablo will try to rally the Lady Warriors together with Cai Napomuceno, Jeannette Panaga, Elaine Kasilag and veteran libero Mel Gohing.

The Jet Spikers are riding the crest of their two straight victories, all from five sets, including a 25-22, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-13, escape against the also-ran Power Smashers.

Veterans Jocemer Tapic, May Ann Pantino and Iari Yongco will be Air Force’s main gunners in battle.




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