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Rondina lifts Blaze Spikers past Cignal’s upset bid


Sisi Rondina came up big, delivering back-to-back hits to power Petron to a come-from-behind 17-25, 21-25, 25-11, 25-17, 15-10 win over Cignal in the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference.

After missing their previous game against Generika-Ayala, Rondina went full blast as she lit the scoreboard with 23 kills, two blocks and ace off the bench to lift Petron to its eighth win in nine games.

Remy Palma chipped in 12 points while Bernadeth Pons put up 10 markers and 22 digs as the Blaze Spikers avoided the upset ax of the HD Spikers after losing the first two sets.

Then, they stepped on the gas late in the fifth set with a 13-9 lead from Ces Molina’s kill and Aiza Maizo Pontillas block on Mylene Paat before Rondina delivered.

Paat and Jovelyn Gonzaga tallied 17 points apiece while Rachel Anne Daquis had 12 markers for Cignal, which fell to 3-5 win-loss card.