Valdez vows to fight through ankle injury as Creamline face must-win Game 2

first_imgBanKo takes Game 1 of PVL semis, denies PayMaya 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 Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCreamline’s vaunted squad is one loss away from a semifinals exit in the premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference, but don’t expect its ailing superstar to just go down quietly into the night.Alyssa Valdez is still nursing a bum right ankle she suffered during the eliminations and after the Cool Smashers fell at the hands of defending champion Pocari Sweat-Air Force in the semis, she knows taking a breather is not an option.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIEScenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown “I can fight through this,” said Valdez in Filipino after the Cool Smashers lost, 25-23, 25-12, 25-23, Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Valdez, along with two-time UAAP Best Blocker Michele Gumabao, one-time UAAP Best Setter Jia Morado, and imports Kuttika Kaewpin and the returning Laura Schaudt, hope to force a deciding game on Wednesday in Game 2.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 crown“If you really want to fight for your teammates and the Creamline Cool Smashers you’re really going to give your best,” said Valdez, who had 16 points in the loss. “Everyone’s presence is important.”“I guess volleyball is like this, you can’t say who’s going to win and it will come down to who wants it more and Air Force really wanted to win today.” In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img

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