PVL: Alyssa Valdez wins Finals MVP award after Creamline title run
ANTIPOLO — Alyssa Valdez was crowned as Finals’ Most Valuable Player after bringing back the glory to Creamline in the 2022 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference.
Valdez delivered 20 points built on 14 attacks, three blocks and three aces as Creamline completed a series sweep of Petro Gazz, 25-18, 15-25, 25-23, 25-16, in Game 2 on Friday at Ynares Sports Center here.
She earned the Finals MVP after averaging 23.0 points in two games in the Finals, leading the Cool Smashers to a perfect 8-0 title run.
It was Valdez’s first Finals MVP plum after Jia De Guzman won the previous championship awards.
For the three-time Conference MVP, this individual award is just cherry on top of their fourth PVL championship.
“Like we always say, all the individual awards we get, they’re all just bonuses for us. But I’m grateful for this (Finals) MVP,” she said.
Valdez added that winning the Finals MVP is a responsibility to play better in the upcoming seasons.
“It’s a responsibility for me also to keep on going and to stay focused in the coming seasons and next tournaments because h this kind of title also and award, there comes a responsibility with it,” she said.
The prolific outside spiker completed Creamline’s bid to bounce back from last season’s Finals Game 3 collapse to Chery Tiggo.
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