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Plate full set in National Volleyball


The sport of Volleyball is enjoying heightened national prominence in recent times.{{more}}

Because of the renewed interest, there is no shortage of activities.

This Wednesday, February 15, the Inter Secondary Schools Competition, which has been absent for many years, will conclude.

From 1:00 pm, at the National Lotteries Authority Hard Court at Richmond Hill, the third place play-off in both the male and female divisions will be decided.

In the Female Division, the George Stephens Secondary and the Thomas Saunders Secondary will play for the plate positions, while in the Male Division, the Thomas Saunders Secondary take on the Petit Bordel Secondary.

Action then shifts to the nearby Girls’ High School court to determine the champion teams and the runners-up, from 3:00 pm.

Vying for the top spot in the Female Division are the St Joseph’s Convent Kingstown and the Georgetown Secondary, with the George Stephens and Georgetown Secondary battling for the major honours in the Male Division.

The momentum continues on Sunday, February 19, with the opening of the National Club Championships at the Girls’ High School court from 3:00 pm.

Sixteen teams from five clubs will be going in search of the prizes and trophies at stake.

Then, from Friday February 24 to 26, the St Vincent and the Grenadines Volleyball Association will host the National Lotteries Authority Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Male Under-16 Championships at the National Lotteries Authority Hard Court at Richmond Hill.

Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia, St Martin and host St Vincent and the Grenadines are the teams competing for honours. Matches in the championships will be played in the mornings and evenings.

The following week, a contingent of Vincentians will head out to St Lucia to compete in the Female version of ECVA Under-16 championships. As in the Male Championship, St Vincent and the Grenadines will join Antigua and Barbuda, St Martin and St Lucia in the three-day championships. (RT)