PVL: Prisilla Rivera’s record 44 points propel Akari past Choco Mucho

MANILA, Philippines — Prisilla Rivera delivered a record-setting 44 points as Akari survived Choco Mucho in five sets, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19, 21-25, 15-12, to keep its semifinal hopes alive in the 2022 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference on Thursday at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.

The three-time Olympian from Dominican Republic unleashed the best scoring game in league history, nailing 39 kills, four aces, and a block on top of her tremendous defensive effort of 14 excellent receptions.

The Power Chargers failed to close out the match in the fourth set, but the 37-year-old spiker refused to give up, scoring seven points in the fifth, including the last four poi…

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