PVL: Lady Troopers, Motolite battle for first back-to-back wins

Mark Escarlote on Jun 16, 2019 06:10 AM
 PVL: Lady Troopers, Motolite battle for first back-to-back
PacificTown Army and Motolite clash to score their first back-to-back wins in the tournament.

Newcomers PacificTown Army and Motolite cross paths once again with both teams fighting for their first consecutive wins in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Reinforced Conference at the Imus Sports Complex in Cavite on Sunday.

Game time is at 4:00 p.m. and will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and via livestream.

The Lady Troopers are at solo third spot with a 3-2 win-loss record behind unbeaten PetrGazz and defending champion Creamline.

PacificTown Army is coming off a five-set escape over BanKo, 25-22, 23-25, 27-29, 25-20, 15-7, last Sunday.

Ukranian Lena Lymareva-Flink and American Jenelle Jordan lead the charge of the Lady Troopers with Royse Tubino, Mary Jean Balse-Pabayo, Jovelyn Gonzaga, setter Alina Bicar and Jem Gutierrez, the hero last game after scoring seven points that made the difference in the fourth and fifth sets.

PacificTown Army defeated Motolite in four sets in their first meeting.

Motolite ended the first round with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-18, victory over BaliPure to end a four-game losing skid.

Trinidad and Tobago reinforcements Channon Thompson and Krystle Esdelle will spearhead Motolite with locals Tots Carlos, Marist Layug and Isa Molde as support while prized hitter Myla Pablo’s availability to play remains as game time decision.



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