Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

News

Tots Carlos relishes being on same side with Tai Bundit


BACARRA, ILOCOS NORTE — It looks like Tots Carlos earned a new fan after her scintillating performance in Creamline’s five-set thriller of a victory against Choco Mucho on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old opposite hitter played a pivotal role in the Cool Smashers’ come-from-behind win against the once league-leading Flying Titans.

And every powerful hit made by Carlos came in with different celebrations from Creamline Coach Tai Bundit — a coach who she had many wars against back when she was in University of the Philippines and he was with Ateneo.

2021-PVL-Open-Creamline-vs.-Choco-Mucho-Tai-Bundit-7732 Tots Carlos relishes being on same side with Tai Bundit News PVL Volleyball  - philippine sports news

“Actually, wala namang ano doon. Talagang nadadala lang kami ng emosyon, nagce-celebrate kami,” said Carlos moments after the hard-fought, 18-25, 25-9, 21-25, 25-18, 15-6 win.

“And si Coach Tai naman, gusto niya lagi happy, happy so nakakatuwa lang na nakakaganun mo ‘yung coach mo, lalo na bago ako sa team. I’m really happy.”

Carlos, who stepped up for the struggling Jema Galanza, fired 16 points in the win along with 12 excellent receptions.

But none of that was more important than the hits she converted in the crucial fourth set rally.

2021-PVL-Open-Creamline-vs.-Choco-Mucho-Tots-Carlos-7992 Tots Carlos relishes being on same side with Tai Bundit News PVL Volleyball  - philippine sports news

“Very important kasi sa ranking din kasi.

“We’re also happy and we really enjoyed the game kasi for sure naghanda talaga ‘yung Choco Mucho,” said Carlos, who signed with Creamline early this year. “Siyempre alam mo naman ‘yan mga sister teams, medyo competitive kami minsan. Sobrang nag-enjoy lang talaga kami sa game. Very important nga ‘tong win na ‘to.”

The win against Choco Mucho was Creamline’s ticket to the semifinals which also improved its standing to 7-1.

#ReadMore  Kevin Alas paves way as NLEX romps Rain or Shine for second straight win

Now a game away from the much-awaited playoffs, Carlos admitted the team has to power through the grind to come. More so now, when the league has compressed its schedule for the final games of the season.

“Given na wala masyadong rest doon tayo magtatalo talo sa mindset ng team. We really have to set our mindset na kailangan talaga namin kung ano yung nandyan iaadapt namin at maga-adjust kami.”

Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like

Basketball

No matter how slim it could be, the chance to make the playoffs was the primary motivation brought by Juami Tiongson and Terrafirma heading...

Basketball

Terrafirma pounced on a worn-out Alaska side, 105-89, to keep their playoff aspirations alive in the 2021 Honda PBA Philippine Cup, Sunday evening at...

Basketball

Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero felt immensely proud to see his charges take to heart all the lessons they learned from last year’s bubble...

Basketball

Paul Lee admitted that he is still working to regain his old form following an injury early in the 2021 Honda PBA Philippine Cup....

Basketball

Paul Lee played his best game of the conference to power Magnolia past San Miguel, 100-90, in a battle of Honda PBA Philippine Cup...

Basketball

Quezon took solo leadership after dumping Quezon District 4, 89-65, in the Chooks-to-Go NBL Chairman’s Cup 2021, Sunday night at the Bren Z. Guiao...

Basketball

It’s water under the bridge now.  NorthPort head coach Pido Jarencio said that he has already patched things up with Greg Slaughter and the...

Basketball

NorthPort head coach Pido Jarencio is totally aware of the criticisms he has received online for his controversial late-game decision that ultimately led to...

Advertisement