The Akari Chargers held their ground in a four-set loss to the defending champions Creamline Cool Smashers, 22-25, 25-21, 22-25, 19-25, in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena, Thursday night.

Fifi Sharma had her best game so far in the conference as she topped the scoring with 14 points composed of 10 attacks, three blocks, and one ace. Dindin Manabat and Grethcel Soltones formed the supporting cast with 13 and 10 markers, respectively.

On the other hand, Tots Carlos exploded for a career-high 31 points, wbile Jema Galanza and Alyssa Valdez added 15 and eight points respectively.

Akari slid down to an 0-2 record, and will seek for its first win as they face the Farm Fresh Foxies next Tuesday, March 5, 6pm at the same venue.