MANILA, Philippines—Mylene Paat had one of her best matches to date as she led Nakhon Ratchasima to a crucial sweep of Proflex RSU, 25-21, 25-18, 27-25, in the Thailand League Saturday at Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok.
The Philippine national team member fired off 24 points on 19 attacks and five service aces as the Devil Cat improved to a 4-3 to head to the second round as the tournament’s no.4 seed.
With Thai national team middle blocker Karina Krause sitting the match out, Paat took it upon herself to deliver the deciding points in the third set.
Paat logged 11 of her total production in the third to lead Nakhon Ratchasima to its second straight win.
Proflex RSU slipped to a 2-5 card but managed to hold on to the sixth spot to advance to the second round.
Seventh and eight seeds Black Power and Kasetsart are eliminated from the tournament.