MANILA, Philippines–PLDT House Fibr cruised previous Chery Tiggo facet, 25-18, 25-19, 25-14, for a rousing begin within the Premier Volleyball League Invitational Convention Tuesday.
Mika Reyes led the Energy Hitters with 15 factors, Tony Rose added 14 whereas Julianne Samonte had 11 because the they proved an excessive amount of for the Crossovers, who had been lacking a number of key gamers on account of damage and well being and security protocols.
“We’ve been coaching onerous, pushing ourselves. Profitable our first recreation is so essential however we have to observe extra and polish every little thing,” stated Reyes.
After Cherry Tiggo had its moments within the second set, PLDT by no means let up within the dedicating body pulling away early earlier than constructing a 24-12 lead on its technique to a primary win within the event.
“We’re getting the form of chemistry lacking previously. We needed to begin sturdy and our objective was to win our first recreation and hope to maintain the momentum,” stated PLDT coach George Pascua.
The Crossovers continued miss the providers of injured Dindin Manabat and the likes of EJ Laure, Buding Duremdes, Alina Bicar and Justine Dorog, who’re out on account of protocols.
Mylene Paat had 9 factors within the shedding effort for Cherry Tiggo, which additionally misplaced to Choco Mucho on opening day for a 0-2 begin.
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