PVL: Lady Jet Spikers end campaign on a high note

Mark Escarlote on Oct 23, 2019 06:15 PM
PVL: Lady Jet Spikers end campaign on a high note
Philippine Air Force finished their PVL Open Conference run on a winning note.

Philippine Air Force closed its campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Season 3 Open Conference on a winning note as the Lady Jet Spikes beat PacificTown Army, 28-26, 25-20, 26-28, 26-24, on Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

The Lady Jet Spikers finished the conference with back-to-back victories for an even 8-8 win-loss record.

Veterans Dell Palomata and Judy Ann Caballejo scored 15 points each and combined for 30 of Air Force’s 59 attack points. Joy Cases got 13 markers while May Ann Pantino chipped in 10 markers, 25 digs and 20 excellent receptions for the Lady Jet Spikers, who took advantage of the Lady Troopers missing opposite hitter Jovelyn Gonzaga.

Gonzaga, Eya Laure and Army coach Kungfu Reyes are set to fly to Japan Wednesday night to join the national team in its training camp.

“Minotivate ko sila na hindi tayo pwede matalo dahil wala ang isang pamato nila dyan na si Jovelyn saka ito yung time na pagkakataon nating bumawi sa kanila dahil tinalo nila kami sa AFP Olympics. Sila ang nag-champion,” said Air Force head coach Jasper Jimenez.

Playing without one of its main hitters and court leader, the Lady Troopers bowed down for the six straight game and finished their campaign with a 6-10 rcord.

Honey Royse Tubino posted 14 points while Nene Bautista and Jem Gutierrez had 12 and 11 markers, respectively, for Army.




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