PVL: Cool Smashers, Lady Warriors meet in marquee clash

Mark Escarlote on May 20, 2018 07:39 AM
PVL: Cool Smashers, Lady Warriors meet in marquee clash
Crowd favorite Creamline faces defending champion Pocari Sweat-Air Force in a sneak peek of a possible Finals showdown.

Defending champion Pocari Sweat-Air Force and crowd favorite Creamline duke it out on Sunday in a preview of a possible championship match in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced Conference at the Batangas City Sports Coliseum.

Action will begin 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 sport a 2-1 win-loss record. Creamline is looking for a follow up for its sweet 25-18, 25-23, 25-19, sweep of league-leading PayMaya (3-1) last week in Tuguegarao.

Highlight of the duel is the matchup between Cool Smashers top hitter Alyssa Valdez and Lady Warriors ace Myla Pablo.

Pocari Sweat-Air Force recovered from a straight sets loss to PayMaya to open the conference with a 15-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-22, victory over BanKo Perlas last week in Tuguegarao.     

It will also be the first game of Cool Smashers libero Mel Gohing and opposite hitter Michele Gumabao against their former team.

Gohing helped the Lady Warriors cop titles in the Open and Reinforced Conferences of the defunct V-League in 2016 and the PVL’s inaugural Reinforced Conference last year. Gumabao won two crowns with Pocari Sweat in 2016 before transferring to Cocolife last year in the Philippine Superliga.




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