PVL: Lady Warriors seal campaign strong
Mark Escarlote on Nov 21, 2018 06:21 PM
Pocari Sweat-Air Force swept Adamson-Akari to end its campaign on a high note.
BATANGAS CITY --- Pocari Sweat-Air Force saved some sense of pride despite missing the Final Four for the first time in franchise history after sweeping past listless Adamson-Akari, 25-18, 25-20, 25-23, Wednesday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference at the Batangas City Coliseum.
Myla Pablo poured 16 points to lead the Lady Warriors, which closed their campaign with a 7-7 win-loss record.
Pablo had 15 attacks and 12 digs for another all-around performance for Pocari Sweat, which missed the semis for the first time after four conferences in the league.
“Kami naman noong game pa lang ng PetroGazz saka Ateneo tinangap na lang talaga namin na hindi na kami aabot sa semis. Sabi namin i-enjoy na lang namin ang natitirang game namin para naman maganda naman ang standing namin,” said Pablo, whose squad missed the semis cut after PetroGazz claimed its eighth win last Sunday against the Lady Eagles.
May Ann Pantino got 10 markers while Jozza Cabalsa, Jeanette Panaga and Del Palomata added six points each for the Lady Warriors.
After controlling the first two sets, Pocari Sweat needed to comeback from an early deficit before staving off the Lady Falcons in the closing stretch.
Chiara Permentilla led Adamson-Akari with 10 points while Krich Macaslang and Ceasa Pinar combined for 14 markers.
The Lady Falcons, which will close their campaign on Saturday against semis-bound Creamline, dropped their 13th straight game in as many outings and lost rookie Trisha Genesis midway in the third after hurting her right ankle after landing on Pablo’s foot following a block attempt.
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