Creamline overcomes gutsy Bali Pure in extended fourth set

first_imgLOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Ivy Remulla came through in the clutch and ended the painstakingly long fourth period with a block on Jorelle Singh and that capped off the Cool Smashers three-point spurt to finish the match.Creamline skipper Alyssa Valdez said everything boiled down to her team’s will to win as they tried to fend off the Water Defenders in the final points of the match.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I think it just came down to who had the biggest heart, and I think the breaks of the game also helped us,” said Valdez. “And, because the two teams have so many similarities, and I really think the breaks of the game went in our favor.”“Both teams have talented setters in Jia [Morado] and Jasmine [Nabor], talented liberos in Lizlee [Pantone], Alyssa [Eroa], and Angela [Nunag].” China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Valdez’ 37 points to lead Creamline was her highest in the league since she exploded for 39 points two conferences back.Rosemari Vargas also dished out some punishment for the Cool Smashers as she finished with 19 points while Pau Soriano added 14.Grethcel Soltones led Bali Pure with 18 points while Risa Sato added 14.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Roces rues lack of teamwork as BanKo Perlas remains winless LATEST STORIES Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’center_img Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCreamline fought tooth and nail to dispel pesky Bali Pure in four long sets, 25-20, 28-30, 25-19, 31-29, to keep its strong push in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Cool Smashers are now at 2-0 while the Water Defenders are at level 1-1.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend MOST READ View comments Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gameslast_img