Cramps and all, Rondina shows heart in leading Petron to 3rd place

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—After missing its first finals in seven conferences, Petron knew it had to go for the next best thing.The Blaze Spikers did just that in bagging the bronze medal in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Singapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics Petron also needed every ounce from Rondina’s offense as the Tornadoes Blue Energy held an 11-9 lead late in the fifth set.Rondina lived up to her “Cherry Bomb” nickname and scored five the Blaze Spikers’ last six points including the rocket that gave Petron the bronze.“We won’t have any games after this, we’ll get that in the next conference but not in this one,” said Rondina. “We won’t lose anything if we gave it our all so we just have to play and that’s the one thing I had in my mind right now.”ADVERTISEMENT Coco Gauff, Caty McNally get US Open doubles wild card Women’s football teams served just egg, kikiam and rice for breakfast ‘Ghost guns’ are untraceable, easy to make, more prevalent Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:31Go: Search for ‘perfect, honest man’ to lead PNP still on00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View comments Renovation of old sports venues not just for SEA Games usecenter_img UK thanks PH for rescuing Brit, Filipino wife abducted in Sulu MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘City-killer’: Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid may hit Earth in 2022, says NASA And no one displayed more heart for Petron than the explosive Cherry Rondina.Cramps and all, Rondina led all scorers with 33 points to lead the Blaze Spikers over the Foton Tornadoes, 28-26, 25-27, 25-21, 24-26, 15-12, Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPH women’s football team not spared from SEA Games hotel woesSPORTSThailand claims not enough Thai food, drinks for players at hotel“My legs were already cramping up and I just thought of the day when I experienced the same thing in the UAAP against FEU, I just told myself that I can do this,” said Rondina in Filipino.“Coach Shaq (Delos Santos), coach Ian (Fernandez), my teammates were all giving me advice so I told myself that this pain is nothing.” What a relief! Paris show lifts taboo on historic outdoor loos Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kim Chiu rushed to ER after getting bitten by dog in BGClast_img read more

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