Lots of room for improvement for Erica Staunton, Creamline

Creamline Cool Smashers’ Erica Staunton in the PVL Reinforced Conference. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Erica Staunton proved she can lead Creamline after a 20-point debut but she still seeks improvement to bounce back from a tough five-set loss to PLDT in the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference. Staunton stepped up for the undermanned Cool Smashers,…

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Elena Samoilenko powers PLDT past Creamline in five sets

Elena Samoilenko and the PLDT High Speed Hitters hurdle their first assignment in the PVL Reinforced Conference against Creamline Cool Smashers. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — In the battle of depleted teams, PLDT prevailed as Russian spiker Elena Samoilenko stood the tallest with 34 points to stun Creamline, 16-25, 25-22, 24-26, 25-19, 15-12, in the…

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Creamline, PLDT missing key players to start Reinforced tilt

Creamline stars Alyssa Valdez and Tots Carlos on the bench for the Cool Smashers’ opening game in the PVL Reinforced Conference. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines —Creamline and PLDT are missing some of their stars to open the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference on Tuesday night at Philsports Arena. PLDT star Savi Davison is unlikely to play…

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Creamline pick Aleiah Torres ready for pressure

Filipino-Canadian libero Aleiah Torres is selected by Creamline in the PVL Rookie Draft.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Filipino-Canadian Aleiah Torres is embracing the pressure that comes with joining the most successful and popular PVL team Creamline ahead of the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference on Tuesday at Philsports Arena. Torres realized her dream to be part of the…

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Ex-Georgia standout to fill in for ‘borrowed’ Creamline stars

Erica Staunton is Creamline Cool Smashers’ import for the PVL Reinforced Conference. –CREAMLINE PHOTO Aiming to finally win a PVL title that has been elusive for the past six seasons, Creamline has signed a versatile spiker in Erica Staunton for the Reinforced Conference that gets off the ground in the second week of July. With…

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Creamline taps Erica Staunton as import for Reinforced tilt

Erica Staunton is Creamline Cool Smashers’ import for the PVL Reinforced Conference. –CREAMLINE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Creamline is bringing American wing spiker Erica Staunton as its guest foreign player in the 2024 PVL Reinforced Conference in July. The Cool Smashers on Thursday welcomed the former US NCAA player to bolster their roster in the…

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Creamline somehow still found way to remain on top of PVL

Creamline’s Jema Galanza and Bernadeth Pons during Game 2 of the PVL All-Filipino Conference Finals.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline’s most recent campaign in the Premier Volleyball League was far from perfect. But despite going through a lot of ups and downs in the All-Filipino Conference, the Cool Smashers proved that they are still the queens of volleyball…

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Creamline outlasts Choco Mucho to retain PVL All-Filipino title

MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline came roaring back from a set down on Sunday night, carving out a 20-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-22, 15-11 victory over Choco Mucho to sweep the PVL All-Filipino Conference title series and extend its dynastic reign in the centerpiece event before a virtual sea of humanity at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Jema Galanza was…

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Creamline nears another title, beats Choco Mucho in Game 1

Creamline Cool Smashers’ Jema Galanza in the PVL All-Filipino Finals game against Choco Mucho Flying Titans. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline moved within just a win of an eighth Premier Volleyball League crown after dealing Choco Mucho 24-26, 25-20, 25-21, 25-16 heartbreak in Game 1 of the All-Filipino Conference Finals late Thursday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.…

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As Creamline nears PVL title, Jema Galanza recalls tough road

Creamline Cool Smashers’ Jema Galanza in the PVL All-Filipino Finals game against Choco Mucho Flying Titans. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Capturing their fourth consecutive PVL All-Filipino Conference championship would be extra special for Jema Galanza after a challenging campaign for the Creamline Cool Smashers. Galanza, who sizzled in the semifinal round, continued to rise…

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