Choco Mucho soars to top of the table, thumps Galeries Tower in straight sets

The Choco Mucho Flying Titans triumphed over the Galeries Tower Highrisers with a commanding 25-13, 25-19, 25-17 sweep in the 2024 PVL All-Filipino Conference. The thrilling encounter unfolded at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig on Tuesday, April 2.

This victory propels Choco Mucho into a three-way tie for first place with Creamline and PLDT, all boasting identical 6-1 win-loss records.

Choco Mucho's Sisi Rondina spearheaded the offensive attack, erupting for a game-high 16 points. Her scoring prowess included 13 attacks, two blocks, and an ace, proving to be a thorn in the side of the Galeries Tower defense.

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Cherry Nunag, the best player of the game, provided valuable support for Choco Mucho, contributing 12 points with a well-rounded performance. She showcased her offensive versatility with seven attacks, three aces, and two blocks.

The win snapped Galeries Tower's two-game winning streak, dropping their record to 2-5. This loss puts them in a precarious position, tied with Akari for eighth place and needing a strong showing to climb back into playoff contention.

Galeries Tower's struggles extended to their offense, with no players reaching double-digit scoring. Audrey Paran led the team with nine points and eight digs, while France Ronquillo chipped in eight points. Notably, Graze Bombita, who played a pivotal role in their previous victories, had a limited impact in this match, only managing two points.

Both teams will set their sights on their next matches this coming Saturday. Galeries Tower will seek to bounce back against Akari in a 2:00 PM matchup at the Santa Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna. Meanwhile, Choco Mucho aims to extend their winning streak to three games as they face Capital1 at 4:00 PM in the same venue.

This upcoming week will be crucial for both teams in the tightly contested PVL All-Filipino Conference. Choco Mucho will look to solidify their position at the top of the standings, while Galeries Tower will be determined to climb back into the playoff race.

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