PVL: Hopefully, walang serious na nangyari -- Valdez on injury
Mark Escarlote on May 26, 2019 09:12 PM
Hopefully, walang serious na nangyari sa akin and hopefully, I can play on Wednesday -- Alyssa Valdez
Creamline ace hitter Alyssa Valdez remains upbeat about her chances to get back into action on Wednesday after an injury scare in the second set of the Cool Smashers’ straight sets loss to PetroGazz in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Reinforced Conference.
“Hopefully, walang serious na nangyari sa akin and hopefully, I can play on Wednesday,” said Valdez after Creamline’s 22-25, 24-26, 22-25, defeat on Sunday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Valdez sustained a left ankle injury midway in the second frame and was carried out of the court. The two-time league Most Valuable Player hurt her ankle after slipping while trying to retrieve the ball off a block with the frame tied at 16.
[Related story: Valdez hurts ankle in second frame of debut]
Valdez never returned in the game, scoring only five points.
The Cool Smashers never recovered with Valdez out.
“PetroGazz really played well today and we had lapses also,” said Valdez. “This is the first game of the conference and siyempre hindi pa namin kilala 'yung isa't isa and ang mga makakalaban. So, hopefully we can adjust throughout the season. Props to all the imports of PetroGazz.”
“They really helped the PetroGazz to win 'yung mga locals also contributed kaya maganda talaga 'yung ginawa nila,” Valdez added.
Creamline will take on BaliPure, which lost to PacificTown Army in four sets.
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