PVL: Ayokong maging sad ang birthday ko -- Galanza

Mark Escarlote on Nov 28, 2018 08:11 PM
PVL: Ayokong maging sad ang birthday ko -- Galanza
Siyempre magandang gift ito sa akin. 'Yun naman ang pinaka-wish ko na manalo kami today saka sa susunod pang mga games hanggang umabot kami sa Finals -- Jema Galanza

Creamline star Jema Galanza came into the Cool Smashers’ best-of-three Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference Final Four match against PetroGazz on Wednesday with extra motivation.

She made sure that there will a double celebration on this special day.

Galanza gave her teammates a birthday blowout as she poured 24 points in the Cool Smashers’ 26-28, 25-15, 25-13, 25-16, Game 1 win over the Angels that pushed Creamline a win closer to a return stint in the Finals.    

“Siyempre magandang gift ito sa akin,” said Galanza, who turned 22. “’Yun naman ang pinaka-wish ko na manalo kami today saka sa susunod pang mga games hanggang umabot kami sa Finals. Sobrang happy.”

The former Adamson Queen Falcon played an inspired game as she tallied 22 attack points in 49 attempts while adding 18 excellent receptions for the Cool Smashers.

“Ayoko rin namang maging sad ang birthday (ko),” she said. “Sabi nga nila sa akin bago mag-start ang game, para kay Coach Tai (Bundit) at para sa akin (ang game).”

Unfortunately, not all of Galanza’z wishes were granted.

“Sana manalo Adamson,” she said as the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball Final Four winner-take-all match between Adamson and University of the Philippines came down to a thrilling windup at the Big Dome.

Well, we all knew what happened to that game right?

 

 

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