Unstoppable Bell carries Petron closer to PSL Grand Prix crown

first_imgTruck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Katherine Bell took matters into her own hands to push Petron past F2 Logistics, 23-25, 20-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-9, in Game 1 of the 2018 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Finals Tuesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Bell played with reckless abandon, especially in the fifth set where she scored eight of the Blaze Spikers’ last nine points, including an emphatic kill from the back row.ADVERTISEMENT Petron also got a lift from Aiza Maizo-Pontillas and Mika Reyes, who tallied nine points apiece.MJ Perez and Kennedy Bryan posted 16 and 15 points, respectively for the Cargo Movers, who had no answers for Bell’s array of attacks.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “She was just unstoppable. She did everything. She led the fight for us when we needed it most,” said Petron coach Shaq delos Santos in Filipino.“I told my players to forget what happened in the first two sets because we still have three more sets left. We just need to be patient and do what we worked on in practice,” he added. “The players accepted the challenge.”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 crownThe hard-hitting Bell erupted for 42 points off 36 kills while fellow American import Lindsay Stalzer added 17 points.Game 2 is on Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan with the Blaze Spikers looking to avoid a repeat of last year’s finals where the Cargo Movers won the last two games of the series to win the title. LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ MOST READcenter_img Finally, unity in PH swimming In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown05:05SEA Games 2019: Rubilen Amit finally beats Chezka Centeno for 9-ball gold (HIGHLIGHTS)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 Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ View commentslast_img read more