(The Arena, San Juan City)
4 p.m. – Creamline vs Air Force
6:30 p.m. – BaliPure vs Pocari Sweat
Defending champion Pocari Sweat and BaliPure clash in Game 1 of their best-of-three championship series today in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at The Arena in San Juan City.
Game time is at 6:30 p.m. with both teams coming off tough semifinal series that went into a deciding game.
The Lady Warriors outlasted the Hair Fairy Air Force Lady Jet Spikers, 16-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, 15-10, while the Water Defenders bested the Creamline Cool Smashers, 25-22, 27-25, 25-23.
BaliPure defeated Pocari, 25-21, 25-16, 25-23, in the preliminaries.
Pocari’s freshman coach Rico de Guzman hopes to see the same fighting spirit that saw them fight from two sets down in order to hold off Hair Fairy.
Myla Pablo will continue to be Pocari’s go-to player with libero Mel Gohing providing stability.
Meanwhile, Creamline and Air Force collide at 4 p.m. in their own best-of-three affair for third place.
Individual Awards will also be presented right after the Creamline-Air Force duel.