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Petro Gazz staves off Farm Fresh for second straight win

Petro Gazz staved off a gutsy fight from Farm Fresh en route to a 25-21, 31-29, 25-17 victory for its second straight win in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitational Conference at the PhilSports Arena on Tuesday, July 11.

Marian Buitre (11) and KC Galdones (12) of Petro Gazz tried to deny the spike attempt of Jessa Dorog of Farm Fresh during their PVL Invitational Conference game at the PhilSports Arena on Tuesday, July 11. PHOTO BY RIO DELUVIO

Grethcel Soltones unloaded 16 points to lead the Angels, who improved to a 2-1 win-loss card in pool B.

Soltones also logged nine excellent digs even as Aiza Maizo-Pontillas backstopped her with 15 points in the match.

“We are so out of timing. We're so eager to score right away. We really want to make a point, we really want to win right away,” said Petro Gazz head coach Oliver Almadro.

“So, I'm telling them that it's patience and composure that will win us the match.”

Cienne Cruz amassed 10 excellent digs and 19 receptions while Djanel Cheng dished out 10 excellent sets for the Angels.

Petro Gazz will try to extend its winning run to three when it battles F2 Logistics on Thursday, July 13.

Gayle Pascual, meanwhile, dropped 11 points and seven digs to lead the Foxies, who gave the Angels all they could handle especially in the extended second set.

Cloanne Mondonedo tossed eight excellent sets as Kate Santiago notched seven points and 12 excellent receptions.

The Foxies fell to 0-3 at the bottom of pool B. They will try to barge in the winning column when they face the Cignal HD Spikers on Saturday, July 15.

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