Myla Pablo picked PVL Player of the Week as Pocari Sweat keeps finals bid alive
Mayla Pablo is picked Player of the Week over BaliPure’s Aiko Urdas and Creamline’s Rosemarie Vargas. Dante Peralta  

MYLA Pablo has been voted Player of the Week as Pocari Sweat kept alive its finals bid in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference.

The former National U star had 20 attack points and two blocks while producing 12 digs to power the Lady Warriors to a five-set win over Hair Fairy Air Force on Sunday to force a decider in the semifinal series.

The win did not only force a do-or-die for the other finals berth but also keep the team’s hopes for a second straight PVL title, four including the last two conferences of the V-League.

Pablo was picked over BaliPure’s Aiko Urdas and Creamline’s Rosemarie Vargas by sportswriters covering the PVL.

“We just kept the faith and showed teamwork,” said Pablo.

It was a huge bounce back win for Pocari after a straight-sets loss in the opener of their best-of-three semifinal series.

Pablo also led the Lady Warriors with 13 points and seven digs in the series opener.

One of the leading contenders for the conference MVP honors, Pablo set the scoring pace in the elimination round with 143 points on 128 spikes, 11 blocks and four service aces.

She also wound up second in spiking department with 39.75 percent success rating and No. 9 in blocking with 0.42 average per set.

Pocari and Air Force face off again on Wednesday. Creamline and BaliPure clash for the other finals berth.

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