MOST READ China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations “Iriga played well today, they had good blocking, good defense, good spiking, overall our opponents played well,” said Valdez in Filipino. “And definitely we’re not going to have any excuse that we put in different lineups, it’s part of our training so we have to get used to that.”Creamline had to use substitute setter Alexine Cabanos in the second set after star setter Jia Morado got injured midway through the period with the Cool Smashers trailing 15-16.Cabanos finished the match for Creamline with Morado, who finished with 16 excellent sets, out indefinitely for the Cool Smashers.Jema Galanza had 14 points to add to Creamline’s cause while Kuttika Kaewpin put up 12.Macy Ubben led Iriga-Navy with 17 points while Lauren Whyte had 15.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Lucky’ Fajardo delivers anew for Beermen Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Creamline will head to the semifinals on a high note after defeating Iriga-Navy in straight sets, 25-21, 26-24, 25-23, in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina The Cool Smashers ended their campaign in the preliminaries atop the ladder with a 6-1 record while the Lady Oragons remained at the bottom with a 1-6 card.Alyssa Valdez topped all scorers with 19 points for Creamline but the Cool Smashers had to trudge through dangerous waters in the third set before stopping the upset-seeking Lady Oragons.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIriga went tit-for-tat against the Cool Smashers and took a 23-22 lead after Reynalen Raterta scored on a service ace.After a quick 23-23 tie, Valdez scored off the Lady Oragons’ block for the 24-23 match point and Risa Sato eventually finished things off with a quick kill. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew
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