There’s another Premier Volleyball League star playing in a new position in the youth Invitational Conference—and that has delivered a large number so far.
Showing his versatility, Tots Carlos dropped 24 points for Creamline as a back-to-back scorer in a straight set against the improved Chery Tiggo in the opening ceremony on Tuesday, when Cool Smashers looked even more invincible with a forced swap with Alyssa Valdez back on the rotation.
“I’m glad this has been my position for a long time,” Carlos, who played the entire All-Filipino Conference as an outside player, said as Creamline took the second win. in a row on Thursday against rookie Gerflor.
“I feel more comfortable now,” added Carlos, who went on to win the MVP award.
That game takes place at 1:30 p.m. at the FilOil EcoOil Center in San Juan City.
The comfort of her position is sure to create a shockwave for the rest of the field, as Valdez is sure to be another trusted weapon for coach Sherwin Meneses.
Ivy Lacsina is the star left playing in a different position, leading F2 Logistics with 13 points as an outside hitter in a tight win over rookie Farm Fresh also on Tuesday.
Adamson’s former mid-blocker was disrupted by coach Regine Diego in a 25-22, 25-20, 25-23 win over the Foxies, giving the Cargo Movers another attacking edge and better chance. before a great power like Creamline.
Valdez, three-time MVP, is slowly returning to full-time work after a long hiatus due to a knee injury. Her health makes it possible for Creamline to become the most dangerous trio this tournament has ever seen alongside Jema Galanza.
But Meneses wouldn’t fall for the notion that it would be the offense that could get the job done in defending the Cool Smashers title.
“We just want to keep using our system to its full potential,” Meneses said in Filipino after the 25-22, 25-22, 25-17 win over Crossovers. “We want to keep doing that no matter which team we play against. The (player’s) first priority is to continue to understand the system.
“We just want to keep improving every day.”
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