MANILA, Philippines – Choco Mucho bounced again from a primary set loss to get rid of F2 Logistics within the semifinals, 19-25, 25-8, 25-17, 25-19, for his seventh straight win within the Premier Volleyball League of 2023 (PVL) second All-Filipino Convention on Tuesday on the Philsports Enviornment.
After a torpid opening body, Sisi Rondina and the Flying Titans caught fireplace within the second set. They scored 14 of the final 15 factors, dominating the Cargo Movers by 17 factors to stage the match at one set apiece.
Choco Mucho maintained its momentum for the remainder of the match as Rondina scored 21 factors and 12 wonderful receptions to maneuver themselves nearer to the semi-finals with a 7-1 draw with Chery Tiggo, behind undefeated chief Creamline (7-0).
“We received our rhythm within the second, third and fourth. That’s what I needed that led to successful this match,” mentioned Choco Mucho coach Dante Alinsunurin.
F2 Logistics, which misplaced Jolina Dela Cruz halfway by means of the third set after hurting her left leg, emerged from the semifinals with a 4-5 file. With three losses in a row, it will possibly now not attain fourth-place Cignal (6-3) with 19 factors and solely 12 factors with two video games to go.
Isa Molde additionally performed a key function within the Flying Titans’ balanced assault with 13 factors, together with two blocks to go along with 14 digs to go. Cherry Nunag and Kat Tolentino every had 10 factors. Caitlin Viray and Maddie Madayag added eight and 7 factors, respectively.
“I’m tremendous grateful for the belief of my coaches. We show to ourselves that we lastly get the system from our coaches,” Molde mentioned in Filipino.
Viray agreed with Molde: the crew is doing properly. We are going to proceed to deal with larger consistency.
Setter Deanna Wong had one other day within the workplace with 24 wonderful units on high of three factors, whereas libero Thang Ponce protected their flooring with 23 digs and 9 receptions.
No Cargo Movers scored in double figures, with Aby Maraño main the best way with 9 factors, together with two aces. Ivy Lacsina scored eight factors. Ara Galang had seven factors, 13 receptions and 9 factors, whereas Dela Cruz, Myla Pablo and Majoy Baron every added six factors.
F2 Logistics will tackle Chery Tiggo on Saturday earlier than ending the marketing campaign towards PLDT subsequent Thursday.