MANILA, Philippines — Jovelyn Gonzaga poured 23 issues and put at the completing touches as Military Black Mamba surprised Petro Gazz, 25-22, 25-16, 21-25, 25-23, for its first win within the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitational Convention on Thursday at San Juan Area.
Gonzaga drilled 22 kills, together with the game-winning kill, and had 23 digs to provide the Girl Soldiers their first in two video games after keeping off the Angels, led by means of Aiza Maizo-Pontillas’ 22-point effort in a two-hour and four-minute stumble upon.
The Angels threatened to drive a decider after Myla Pablo and Nicole Tiamzon put Petro Gazz forward, 21-20. Royse Tubino stopped the bleeding for Military and setter Ivy Perez fired back-to-back aces for a 23-21 benefit.
Gonzaga driven the Girl Soldiers at tournament level, 24-22, however Pablo stored some degree. The lefty reverse spiker nailed the match-clinching kill that progressed their document to 1-1 and despatched the Angels to their 2nd directly loss in as many as fits.
“We truly ready for this as a result of we got here off a difficult loss. I advised them we have now not anything to lose so simply give our highest and follow our coaching and scouting up to now 3 days,” stated Military assistant trainer Rico De Guzman in Filipino, who referred to as the photographs with KungFu Reyes lacking the sport because of private issues.
“We took good thing about Petro Gazz as a result of they had been suffering. We made certain to ship excellent carrier since they’d a troublesome time in receiving.”
Michelle Morente used to be additionally instrumental with 13 issues and 11 very good receptions. Perez additionally shone with 21 very good units and 10 issues, off six spikes, 3 aces, and a block, whilst Tubino and Jeanette Villareal added 9 markers.
Petro Gazz dropped to 0-2 with fellow winless group, Chery Tiggo, soaking up its fourth directly loss relationship again to the Open Convention Finals closing April.
Pontillas led the Angels with 20 spikes and two blocks together with 13 digs, whilst Pablo had 16 markers constructed on 12 assaults, 3 blocks, and an ace.
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