Cool Smashers seek to complete elimination round sweep
Mark Escarlote on Jul 30, 2017 08:23 AM
Already assured of a semifinals berth, Creamline now sets its eyes on completing a sweep of the elimination round.
Creamline marchers into battle against BanKo-Perlas with hopes of completing an elimination round sweep Sunday in the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Opening serve of the match is at 4:00 p.m. and will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 and via livestream.
The Cool Smashers are unbeaten in six games. They are looking to lock the no. 1 seed to take on the fourth seeded squad in the best-of-three semifinals.
Creamline is coming off a daring 19-25, 18-25, 25-18, 25-17, 16-14, escape against University of the Philippines last week.
The Spikers, on the other hand are bent to keep its semifinals hopes alive.
BanKo-Perlas is tied with BaliPure at fourth to fifth spots with 3-3 slates.
The Spikers defeated the Water Defenders in five sets a week ago.
A win by BanKo-Perlas coupled with BaliPure’s loss to Pocari Sweat in their match will give the Spikers the fourth and last semifinals seat to challenge the top seed.
In case of a tie between the Spikers and Water Defenders after the elimination round, there will be a playoff on Wednesday.
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