No stopping Blaze Spikers
Petron completed a sweep of all 14 games of the elimination round after a 25-14, 25-17, 25-19 rout of United VC Saturday night in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at Filoil Flying V Centre.
With Kath Bell and Stephanie Niemer blending seamlessly with the already formidable local Blaze Spikers, Petron was hardly threatened in dealing the UVC Spikers a seventh defeat in 13 matches.
“We just treat every match as like it’s a new season,” Niemer said. “And now the playoffs is starting for us, our record is 0-0. We just need to maintain the same level [of play].”
Niemer scored 24 points while Bell had 19 in a two-barreled attack UVC did not have an answer to.
They need five more wins to come up with a perfect conference, something they accomplished during the All-Filipino Cup in 2015, that time winning all 13 games.
Meanwhile, with Olympian import Maria Jose Perez in the fold, F2 Logistics earlier defeated Foton, 28-26, 25-15, 25-23, on Saturday to register its ninth win in 12 games.
Foton lost for the 11th time in 12 matches even with Jaja Santiago returning to the fold.
Coming in to replace Becky Perry, Perez unloaded 19 points to complement the 12-point effort of fellow import Lindsay Stalzer.
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