School Volleyball Championship: Secondary Four – Five-Plaisance and Pointe Larue top finishers


03-May-2012

The competition is jointly organised by the Seychelles Volleyball Federation (SVF), the National Sports Council and the Ministry of Education and it followed the same event for secondary one-three which took place the previous day.

In the girl’s competition, five teams – Plaisance, English River, Pointe Larue, Anse Royale and Beau Vallon – battled in two pools, before they engaged in a cross knock-out.

English River finished first in pool A, after winning both matches 2-0 (25-16, 25- 21) against Plaisance and 2- 1 (13-25, 25- 18, 15- 6) against Pointe Larue, while Plaisance finished second, after defeating Pointe Larue  2- 1 (18-25, 25-21, 15-12) in the other pool match.

In the other pool, Anse Royale beat Beau Vallon 2-0 to finish top. The set scores were 25-23 and 25-11.

In the semi-final, Plaisance defeated Anse Royale 2 -1 (30-28, 17-25, 15-13), while English River were victorious over Beau Vallon 2-0. The set scores were 25-16 and 25-20.

In the final, Plaisance won the first 25-15, only to see English River bounce back to win the second one 25-22, sending the match into a third and decisive set. Plaisance came out stronger to win the set 15-13 and the match 2-1 to win the title.

In the boys’ competition, four teams registered and Beau Vallon were placed in pool A alongside Anse Boileau, while Anse Royale clashed against Pointe Larue in pool B.

In the boys’ group, which was played on a league basis, Plaisance and Anse Royale were placed in the same pool, while the second pool featured English River and Pointe Larue.

In the preliminaries, Anse Boileau beat Beau Vallon 2-1 (25-20, 23-25, 15-10), while Pointe Larue were victorious over Anse Royale by the same score. The set scores were 25-16, 24-26 and 15-0.

The first semi-final featured Anse Royale against neighbours Anse Boileau, while Pointe Larue played against Beau Vallon in the second match.

Anse Royale beat Anse Boileau 2-0 (25-15, 25-18) to reach the final where they met Pointe Larue who beat Beau Vallon by the same score in second semi-final. The set scores were 25-19 and 25-21

Anse Royale were the stronger side in the final which they won 2-0 (25-19, 25-21) to win the title.

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