Creamline freezes PetroGazz to secure opening win

first_imgAlthough the Angels managed to score two straight points late in the third set that cut the deficit to six, 18-12, the Cool Smashers’ lead were never threatened.Alyssa Valdez, Jema Galanza, and Kuttika Kaewpin had two points apiece in Creamline’s 6-1 game-closing run that put the Cool Smashers at the 24-13 match point.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDespite the dominant victory, Creamline captain Alyssa Valdez said there was still a tinge of unease as the last organized volleyball game they’ve played was back in October.“There was still some nervousness because it’s been a long time since we’ve played in a tournament,” said Valdez. “But coach Tai [Bundit] prepared us well so we hope we can be consistent and this lasts until the end of the tournament.” Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:02Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening00:412 buses bound for SEA Games opening collide in Bulacan02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award An error from PetroGazz’ Anastasiia Trach eventually finished the game off in favor of the Cool Smashers.Kaewpin led all scorers with 17 points for Creamline while Valdez and Michele Gumabao had 14 and nine points, respectively.Kadi Kullerkann led the Angels with 11 points.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES PayMaya downs Tacloban in PVL opener Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCreamline crushed PetroGazz, 25-18, 25-16, 25-13, at the start of the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Cool Smashers never relinquished the lead against the Angels in all of the three sets they played in the opening day of the tournament.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img