PSL turns down Cocolife's protest on rotation error, upholds Petron win in semis opener
Petron's victory in the semis opener vs Cocolife was upheld as the PSL invoked the agreement that the referees’ decision was final. Jerome Ascano

PHILIPPINE Super Liga turned down the Cocolife’s protest on a crucial call in its match against Petron in Game One of the best-of-three semifinals.

The Asset Managers placed the match under the protest due to a rotation error committed by Petron setter Rhea Dimaculangan in the most crucial stretch of the match on Tuesday at The Arena in San Juan.

On Wednesday afternoon, PSL released a statement regarding the protest.

“The Philippine Superliga (PSL) has approved the recommendation of its technical committee to uphold the result of the protested first match of the best-of-three semifinal series between Petron and Cocolife,” said in a statement.

“The technical committee invokes the agreement that the referees’ decision is final. Therefore, the PSL turned down the protest.”

Game Two of the best-of-three semis is on Thursday.

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