ITS recent acquisitions have yet to join the squad but PLDT still stayed on track in the Shakey's V-League Season 11 Open Conference, downing Philippine Air Force, 25-15, 26-24, 25-22, on Thursday at The Arena in San Juan.
Gretchel Soltones fired 19 points, Sue Roces had 15 and Lou Ann Latigay added 14 as the Power Attackers scored their second consecutive win for a 6-1 win-loss record.
The Power Attackers took the top spot in the standings after erstwhile leader Army (5-1) bowed to Cagayan Valley (4-1) in four sets.
Mina Aganon and Dindin Santiago played their last match with Petron in the Philippine Super Liga on Wednesday but did not see action for their V-League team PLDT on Thursday. Santiago is nursing a left knee injury.
Abi Marano and Royce Estampa, meanwhile, still have a match with AirAsia, which will play in the battle for third place in the PSL.
“Concentrate lang kami kung sino ang andito,” said PLDT coach Roger Gorayeb. “Hindi ka naman gagastos ng sampu kung piso lang ang pera mo.”
Maika Ortiz and Joy Cases came up with 13 and 11 points, respectively for Philippine Air Force, now has an even record of 3-3.