PVL: Kailangan talaga siya ng Motolite – Valdez on Pablo
Mark Escarlote on Jun 19, 2019 09:14 PM
I think she's one of the veterans in the team na kailangan talaga ng Motolite para mas magkaroon sila ng communication as a team -- Alyssa Valdez on Motolite skipper Myla Pablo
Creamline stars Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado have nothing but high respect for veteran Motolite ace Myla Pablo.
Just like the Motolite fans and supporters of Pablo, the Cool Smashers duo are glad to see the two-time Most Valuable Player back in action after a long layoff in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Reinforced Conference.
Pablo started for Motolite in her debut for her new team after missing the squad’s first six games.
“Parating sa atin [Creamline] ‘yung may surprise player e. But more than anything, I'm really happy she's back,” said Morado, who tallied 26 excellent sets in the Cool Smashers’ 25-15, 25-20, 25-23, win over Motolite on Wednesday.
“It's about time na nakabalik na si bagyong Myla Pablo,” added Morado.
Pablo, who was acquired by Motolite in a buyout with Pocari Sweat last year, missed the whole first round and the start of the second round because of a lower back injury.
She scored three points in two sets of action, starting in both.
Pablo got the green light from her doctors to play days back, but was benched by head coach Air Padda in Motolite’s five-set win over PacificTown Army last Sunday as precautionary measure.
“We know Ate Myla, kahit kailan siya gamitin, she'll deliver,” said Valdez, also a two-time conference MVP. “Not only contributing in terms of points but also the leadership.”
Valdez added that Pablo’s return is a big boost for Motolite’s campaign for one of the last two semifinals seats.
“I think she's one of the veterans in the team na kailangan talaga ng Motolite para mas magkaroon sila ng communication as a team,” Valdez said.
Motolite is tied at no. 4 and no. 5 spots with Banko.
Unbeaten PetroGazz (7-0) and Creamline are through to the Final Four while PacificTown Army (4-3) is at third.
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