F2 Logistics, Cignal seek pool sweep, semis berth
Games Today (Muntinlupa Sports Center)
4 p.m. Cignal vs Cocolife 6 p.m. Petron vs F2 Logistics
Team Standings: Pool A: F2 Logistics (3-0); GenerikaAyala (3-1); Petron (2-1); Foton (1-3); UP-UAI (0–4) Pool B: Cignal (3-0); Smart-Army (3-1); Sta. Lucia (2-2); Cocolife (1-2) UE-Cherrylume (0-4) IT’S going to be an actionpacked double-header as unscathed teams F2 Logistics and Cignal gun for a sweep in their respective pools to claim the two outright semifinal berths in the last day of the preliminaries of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference today at the Muntinlupa Sports Center.
Brimming with confidence with a clean 3-0 win-loss record in Pool A, the CargoMovers renew their rivalry with Petron in a titanic clash at 7 p.m. in this prestigious club tourney bankrolled by Isuzu, UCPB Gen and SOGO Hotel with ESPN5, Hyper HD and Aksyon TV as broadcast partners.
The HD Spikers, also holding a perfect 3-0 slate in Pool B, seek to clinch the other outright semis ticket as they clash with Cocolife in the 4 p.m. appetizer of the midseason conference that also has Senoh, Asics, Mikasa, Mueller and Grand Sport as technical sponsors.
Led by resurgent veteran Rachel Anne Daquis, defending champion Cignal tries to make a return trip to the semis, which will leave SmartArmy and Sta. Lucia Realty in the crossover quarterfinals against the No. 3 and No. 2 teams in Pool A, respectively.
But all eyes will be on the much-anticipated battle between F2 Logistics and Petron, who have been clashing for the past three finals series.
F2 Logistics is just a win away from reaching the semis after bagging its third straight win in routing University of the Philippines-United Auctioneers Inc. in straight sets, 25-13, 25-22, 25-16, late Wednesday.