MANILA, Philippines — Choco Mucho recovered from a first-set loss and eradicated F2 Logistics from the semifinal race, 19-25, 25-8, 25-17, 25-19, for its seventh straight victory within the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) second All-Filipino Convention on Tuesday at Philsports Area.
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, the place they dominated the Cargo Movers by 17 factors to equalize the match to one-set apiece.
Choco Mucho stored its momentum for the rest of the match as Rondina unloaded 21 factors and 12 glorious receptions to place themselves nearer to the semifinal with a 7-1 document tied with Chery Tiggo, behind unbeaten leader Creamline (7-0).
“We obtained our rhythm within the second, third, and, fourth. That’s what I wished to them that led to profitable this sport,” stated Choco Mucho coach Dante Alinsunurin.
F2 Logistics, which misplaced Jolina Dela Cruz halfway by means of the third set after she hurting her left leg, bombed out of semifinal rivalry with a 4-5 document. With three straight video games losses, it may possibly now not attain fourth placer Cignal (6-3) with 19 factors holding solely 12 factors with two extra video games remaining.
Isa Molde additionally starred within the Flying Titans’ balanced assault with 13 factors together with two blocks to go together with 14 digs. Cherry Nunag and Kat Tolentino had 10 factors every. Caitlin Viray and Maddie Madayag added eight and 7 factors, respectively.
“I’m tremendous grateful for the belief of my coaches. We’re proving ourselves that we’re lastly getting the system of our coaches,” stated Molde in Filipino.
Viray agreed with Molde: The staff is doing nicely. We’ll preserve our concentrate on being extra constant.
Setter Deanna Wong had one other day within the workplace with 24 glorious units on high of three factors, as 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 chipped in eight factors. Ara Galang had seven factors, 13 receptions, and 9 digs, as Dela Cruz, Myla Pablo, and Majoy Baron added six factors apiece.
F2 Logistics takes on Chery Tiggo on Saturday earlier than ending its marketing campaign towards PLDT on Thursday subsequent week.