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Petron rolls to fifth straight at Cignal HD’s expense



Tiebreaker Times Petron rolls to fifth straight at Cignal HD's expense News PSL Volleyball  Shaq delos Santos Rhea Dimaculangan Rachel Daquis Petron Blaze Spikers Mylene Paat Mika Reyes Edgar Barroga Cignal HD Spikers Ces Molina Buding Duremdes 2018 PSL Season 2018 PSL All Filipino Conference

The Petron Blaze Spikers stayed undefeated in the 2018 Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Cup, making quick work of the Cignal HD Spikers, 25-22, 25-16, 25-19, at the Caloocan Sports Complex.

Ces Molina topped the Blaze Spikers with 15 points, while middle blocker Mika Reyes added 11. In a clean match where both teams combined for 27 total errors, Petron overwhelmed Cignal with a 45-31 spikes advantage.

Petron head coach Shaq Delos Santos attributed their strong performance to his team’s focus.

“Siguro sobrang focused lang ng players namin. Alam nila na lahat ng games at mga kalaban importante,” said Delos Santos. “Kailangan consistent kami in every game and maganda ‘yung pinakita namin in regards doon.”

Mylene Paat led the HD Spikers with 13 points, while Rachel Daquis added 10 markers.

Petron (5-0) will face the Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors (0-5) at the FilOil Flying V Centre on Tuesday. Cignal (3-3) take on the Smart Giga Hitters (2-2) also on Tuesday.

The Scores

Petron (3) – Molina 15, Reyes 11, Rondina 9, Pontillas 8, Palma 7, Pons 5, Cortez 1, Tunay 1, Legacion 0, Duremdes (L), Gaiser (L)

Cignal HD (0) – Paat 13, Daquis 10, Doria 5, Malaluan 4, Aguilar 3, Salamagos 3, Navarro 2, Masangkay 1, Sante 1, Vivas 1, Macatuno 0, Dionela (L)

Miguel Luis Flores fell face first into sports writing in high sch9l and has never gotten up. He reluctantly stumbled into the volleyball beat when he started with Tiebreaker Times three years ago. Now, he has waded through everything volleyball - from its icky politics to the post-modern art that is Jia Morado's setting.