Petron rolls to 10th straight victory, rips PLDT | Inquirer Sports

Petron rolls to 10th straight victory, rips PLDT

04:58 AM March 20, 2019

Defending champion Petron continued flattening the field in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix, this time crushing PLDT Home Fibr, 25-18, 25-21, 25-14, on Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

Imports Stephanie Niemer and Katherine Bell combined for 40 points as the Blaze Spikers stretched their unbeaten run to 10 games.

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Niemer fired 16 kills and delivered five of the team’s nine service aces for 21 points while Bell poured 19 points off 17 spikes and a pair of blocks.

All-Filipino Conference Most Valuable Player Rhea Dimaculangan made sure the two had several good looks at the ball, tossing 31 excellent sets.

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The Petron defense also held up well as Kendra Dahlke was the lone double-digit scorer for the Power Hitters with 16 points. Grace Lazard, who played a key role as PLDT upset F2 Logistics, had just eight points for her squad, which slid to 6-5.

United Volleyball Club banked on Filipino-American star Kalei Mau and import Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani to dominate skidding Cignal, 14-25, 25-21, 25-21, 26-24, in the other match.

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