Tue. Dec 6th, 2022
Wendy Semana (No. 15) prepares to give her kickers a set.  —AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Wendy Semana (No. 15) prepares to give her kickers a set. —AUGUST DELA CRUZ

PLDT saw Elena Samoilenko’s 27-point burst in a 25-21, 25-23, 22-25, 25-21 win over sister team Cignal at the Smart Araneta Coliseum as the High Speed ​​Hitters stay on course towards bagging. then he finished the job. Semi-final seat in the Premier Volleyball League Strengthened Conference.

They need to get past that result now, because it won’t matter what they’re working on to survive the playoff race on Thursday, unless they also win the Cherry Tiggo in sets in a double-head first game at 14:30. At the Mall of Asia Arena.

“We’re still hoping to get to the semi-finals,” said coach George Pascua, who struggled with Cignal’s Rachel Anne Daquis’ foot error in the back row attack. But we will need a 3-0 win. [over the Crossovers]”

PLDT did not advance in seventh place with a record of 3-4, as the victory narrowed the gap between fourth-placed F2 Logistics (3-2) and joint fifth-placed Choco Mucho and Cignal to 3-3. There are three game dates left in the one-round end-of-season conference.

Grand Slam seekers Creamline and Cherry Tiggo have already booked their first two semi-final seats with Petro Gazz, with the win to join them.

The High Speed ​​Hitters won the first two sets and embarked on a road trip until they gave the HD Announcers a chance with a lackluster game in frame three.

“Good play in the first and second sets, good concentration. But we were a bit slack in the third round, it wasn’t a good welcome and welcome,” he said.

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