New import Janisa Johnson drops 31 as BaliPure nips Petro Gazz

American hitter Janisa Johnson showed no first game jitters in her debut game as BaliPure Water Defenders turned back Petro Gazz Angels in the PVL Reinforced Conference 2018.

BaliPure kept their compusure down the stretch to eke out a 22-25, 25-23, 28-26, 22-25, 15-12 victory for their first win during the second leg of PVL On Tour held at Batangas City.

Johnson, newest addition to BaliPure’s young squad, exploded for 31 markers off 27 kills and four aces.

With the loss, the Stephanie Mercado-led Petro Gazz squad slumped to a three-game losing streak in three games.

Here are the best Twitter moments during the five-set thriller:

It’s really hard to stop a spike from a player as tall and long as Anastasia Trach.

The Angels are in full as they brought drums with them.

Newest BaliPure import Janisa Jonson makes up for lost time with this outstanding pipe hit.

Never underestimate the NU junior spikers. Down 21-14, the young bloods made a late 2-7 run to cut the lead to 2.

Enough is enough says Trach.

SET 2

Who would’ve thought that Princess Robles and Michaela Belen are still in high school? They play like pro!

And the fans know it. In fact, they are in love.

Item no. 1 in the 10 Commandments of Volleyball: Thou shall not forget game days.

Or face the hard consequence as hard as this hammer by Alexis Matthews.

SET 3

How to keep track with Trach?

Petro Gazz was ahead by three in the second timeout only to succumb to BaliPure’s tremendous patience and hardwork. Thanks, of course, to the young elites.

NU’s future looks bright.

The Angels escaped the pesky Water Defenders in set 4 to force a rubber set.

Describe the game in six simple words.

She has a point, though, especially in a game like this one.

Senior Lady Bulldogs showing how it’s done to put BaliPure at match point.

Johnson FTW!

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