The Reinforced Conference defending champions Creamline Cool Smashers and the revamped PacificTown Army Lady Troopers face off in the elimination round of the PVL Season 3 Reinforced Conference. The Cool Smashers aim to recover from their opening day three-set loss to PetroGazz Angels. Five-time MVP Alyssa Valdez returns to the court for the Cool Smashers after suffering a minor injury in their first game. The Lady Troopers, meanwhile, seek to ride the momentum of their debut win against the BaliPure Water Defenders. The veteran-laden team looks to clinch a second straight win against the reigning champions.