A long time since being expelled from the position of authority, Petron required all the vitality it could gather in the choosing fifth arrangement of the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference finals to be delegated champs once more.
The Blaze Spikers outlived 2016 titlist F2 Logistics 26-24, 24-26, 24-26, 25-23, 15-11 to finish a compass of their best-of-three title arrangement at FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan Thursday night.
National colleague Ces Molina played a strong amusement particularly in the choosing outline, scoring five of Petron’s last eight focuses to at last put a conclusion to the club’s drought since winning the 2015 All-Filipino title.
Cherry Rondina, who exchanged from Foton, drove Petron with 16 calls attention to sat out the fifth set with head mentor Shaq Delos Santos giving Molina the vital minutes.
Competition Most Valuable Player Aiza Maizo-Pontillas conveyed 14 focuses while Bernadeth Pons and Molina individually completed with 12 and 10 focuses for the Blaze Spikers, who took the arrangement opener, 25-23, 25-21, 25-19, last Tuesday.
The Cargo Movers tied the choosing outline at 7 after an assault mistake by Petron’s Remy Palma. Be that as it may, a significant administration blunder by F2 Logistics’ Fritz Gallenero taken after by Molina’s consecutive hits set Petron back to finish everything, 10-7.
The Cargo Movers tied the set at 11 for the last time off a through the piece hit by Ara Galang before Molina scored on the following play.
Galang crushed her spike well before the previous San Beda College star Molina drove the Blaze Spikers at title point, 14-11.
A net touch mistake by the Cargo Movers lighted the festival for Petron.
Down, 1-2, the Blaze Spikers constrained a choosing outline with Maizo-Pontillas beating a deafening slaughter to stop F2 Logistics’ rebound endeavor in the wake of crossing over any barrier, 23-24.
The Cargo Movers demonstrated coarseness in the second set with a sensational rebound that saw F2 Logistics spare four match focuses in a 6-0 rally that paralyzed the Blaze Spikers.
With Mika Reyes, who exchanged to Petron from F2 Logistics amid the offseason, putting a stop up at the net, the Blaze Spikers broke a tight observe saw fight in the second casing to move at set point, 24-20, off a hit by Rondina. Palma served long and it was sufficient opening for the Cargo Movers to move in to take the casing.
Galang started the end keep running with consecutive hits. Rondina was denied on the following play that constrained a deuce before F2 Logistics fixed the casing with two straight focuses topped by Kim Fajardo’s administration pro.
Pumped up with their throbbing departure in the second set, the Cargo Movers ran toe-to-toe with the Blaze Spikers in the third casing.
Petron again wasted a 24-23 lead with F2 Logistics punching in three unanswered focuses fixed by an administration victor by Baron to put the Cargo Movers on top with a 2-1 coordinate lead.
The Blaze Spikers took the opening set by arousing from a 22-24 shortage with four straight markers topped by Reyes’ square on Kim Dy.
Galang scored 20 purposes of 17 assaults and three experts for the Cargo Movers. Aby Marano had 14 markers, Majoy Baron got 13 with seven falling off slaughter squares while Tin Tiamzon completed with 10 for F2 Logistics.