Petro Gazz, BanKo shore up semis chances

first_imgTaal victims get help from Kalayaan town MOST READ 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Carlos finishes strong, triumphs by four at Apo Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial BanKo Perlas and Petro Gazz firmed up their respective semifinal bids with empathic victories over separate rivals Saturday night in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Lauren Whyte topscored with 18 points for the Lady Oragons but she appeared to be the only one bent on winning among her teammates.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding But it won’t be a walk in the park.Earlier, Petro Gazz illustrated how badly it wants to join the semis after posting a 25-19, 25-14, 25-19 rout of Iriga-Navy.“It’s a victory of the whole team as we always put our maximum effort in every game,” said Anastasia Trach of Petro Gazz. “Every game is important for us but for now I think we are on the right track.”She scored 17 points, the same output of fellow import Olena Lymareva-Flink in leading the Angels’ third straight win.Stephanie Mercado added nine markers for Petro Gazz, which also got seven from Cherry Nunag.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES The Perlas Spikers continued their hot streak, stringing up their fourth straight win after a 25-19, 22-25, 25-14, 25-19 conquest of the BaliPure Water Defenders.Lakia Bright carpet-bombed the enemy with 24 points to power BanKo, which assured itself of at least a playoff for one of the two remaining spots in the semifinals after rising to 4-0.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 crownThe Perlas Spikers’ win also doomed the Water Defenders’ chances of advancing as they absorbed their third loss in four games.BanKo can make it to the semis without any complication if it beats PetroGazz on Wednesday.last_img read more