In star-studded Creamline, Galanza finds space to score, set–and shine

first_imgIriga-Navy put up a fight and tried to stay in the match in the third set, overhauling a 1-8 deficit to even take a 23-22 lead. But Valdez led a finishing kick that spelled Iriga-Navy’s sixth straight defeat.Creamline starting setter Jia Morado hurt her right shoulder midway through the second set and was replaced by Alex Cabanos. Galanza and another hitter, Rizza Mandapat, also took turns as makeshift setters.In men’s action, Cignal and Vice Co overcame their respective rivals in similar five-set matches to move to the semifinals.Cignal downed Army, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-10, while Vice Co downed Air Force, 25-19, 32-34, 19-25, 30-28, 16-14, to improve their records to identical 4-1.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Jema Galanza got the start for the first time for star-studded Creamline and the low-key outside hitter rose to the occasion.The 21-year-old rising star scored 14 points to complement Alyssa Valdez’s 19-point output and power Creamline to a 25-21, 26-24, 25-23 triumph over Iriga-Navy on Wednesday in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at FilOil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations View comments China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READ “I was surprised when I was tapped to be in the first six,” said Adamson’s star hitter in Filipino. “But I always try to be ready.”The Cool Smashers zoomed to 6-1 on the strength of a five-game winning streak and sealed the No. 1 ranking in the semifinals.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 crownPayMaya disposed of young but gritty BaliPure-NU, 13-25, 25-21, 25-21, 20-15, 15-9, in the second match.The High Flyers, who improved to 5-2, will enter the semifinals outright along with the Cool Smashers. Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Trump trumps sports headlines Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img

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