Creamline sweeps Power Smashers to salvage third place

The Creamline Cool Smashers salvaged the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference bronze after sweeping Power Smashers in the best of three Battle for Third 25-20, 11-25, 25-20, 25-19 Tuesday at the PhilSports Arena.

  • 1-2 punch: Thai import Kuttika Kaewpin and newly crowned conference MVP Alyssa Valdez combined for 36 points to help the Cool Smashers escape with the win.
  • Going home empty-handed: Power Smashers reinforcements Kannika Tipachot and Hyapa Amporn had 21 and 16 respectively, while local Jov Prado added 12 but it was not enough.
  • Quote of the match: “Our coaches helped us overcome, ‘yung may hurdle talaga e, everytime na naglalaro kami labas sa Power Smashers, ganun yun laro, unti-unti silang bumabalik sa game. Gustung-gusto nilang (imports) umuwi ng may medal, ayun yung kinuhanan namin ng inspiration.” – Alyssa Valdez.