CREAMLINE kept Petro Gazz from securing its place in the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference, scoring a four-set victory, 25-21, 26-24, 19-25, 25-18, on Sunday at the University of St. La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod City.
Jema Galanza and Michele Gumabao led the way for the Cool Smashers, who missed the services of injured top hitter Alyssa Valdez.
Valdez is nursing a sprained right ankle sustained in training last month.
Galanza had 25 points from 21 attacks, two blocks and two service aces on top of 15 digs, while Gumabao tallied 16 markers from 13 attacks, one block and two service aces to go with 13 digs.
Jia Morado registered 22 excellent sets for Creamline, which remained unscathed in 13 outings.
Jovielyn Prado had 14 points, for Petro Gazz, while Mercado had 12 markers.
The Angels, who slid to 9-4, face Air Force (6-7) on Wednesday.