With Bundit back, Kaewpin hopes to continue playing pivotal role for Creamline
Nothing is lost in translation for Thai hotshot Kuttika Kaewpin.
The 24-year-old open hitter, who could hardly speak English, has been communicating well enough with her Creamline teammates to take a pivotal role in their offense.
“I think today team’s very good. Serve and defense very good,” said Kaewpin after unloading 27 points in Creamline’s win over BanKo Perlas on Sunday.
More than her output, the Thai national player has been doing a good job shouldering scoring chores that are usually placed on Alyssa Valdez.
Creamline will summon Kaewpin and Valdez’s partnership anew when it faces struggling Motolite on Saturday in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.
The Cool Smashers will also welcome back coach Tai Bundit against Motolite, which is still unsure whether injury-felled star Myla Pablo could finally suit up.
Bundit’s return should ease the language woes for the Cool Smashers, making them more fearsome in the tournament.
Unbeaten leader PetroGazz tests its mettle against a veteran PacificTown-Army in the other game at 2 p.m.
At 4-0, the Angels are the hottest team in the league, mostly through the efforts of powerful imports Janisa Johnson and Wilma Salas, who will make the squad heavily favored against the Army gals in their matchup.
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