Port Mourant Centre1 (PMTC) continued its winning ways when they defeated all and sundry to take the Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) one day volleyball tournament played last Sunday at the Fyrish Volleyball court, Corentyne, Berbice.
Despite their dominance, the PMTC had a tough fight in the finals from the much improved Port Mourant Jaguars before coming out winners 2-1.
In the final, the PMTC1 lads used their youth and height to take the first set 25-18, however the Jaguars regrouped and roared back to take the second set in a ding dong battle at 23-25. With the scores now leveled at 1-1 it was the PMTC1 lads that showed that they wanted it most by outlasting the Jaguars 15-10.
The teams were divided into two groups with PMTC1, Three Door Strikers, Fyrish and PMTC 3 being in group one. Group two consisted of Port Mourant Jaguars, Corriverton Jets, PMTC2 and Albion United.
Earlier, PMTC1 the winner of group one, defeated PMTC2 the runner up of group two (25-18, 25-14) and Port Mourant Jaguars winner of group two defeated Three Door Strikers 25-22, 25-14 to book their way into the final.
There was another category for females and junior males which consisted of three teams –Orealla/ Siparuta females, Black Birds and Tain Humanitarian Junior males. In the finals the combined Orealla/ Siparuta team made sure that their more than 100miles travel was not in vain as they defeated the junior male team by a 2-0 score ( 25-23, 25-6).
In the presentation ceremony that followed, PMTC1 were presented with the Troy Sinclair trophy for placing first. PM Jaguars copped the Alim trophy for their second place showing, while PMTC2 were also presented with a trophy, compliments of Troy Sinclair.
PMTC1 dominated the individual category with Akeem Bowling being adjudged the best Libero, Jason Seelochan the best Better. Adriel Moore copped the awards for being the best spiker and MVP on show.
In the female and junior category – Orealla/Siparuta were presented with a trophy for winning that category with the Tain Humanitarian collecting a trophy for being runner up.
The most outstanding female award went to Alicia Welcome with the most outstanding male prize going to Adesh Basdeo.
The BVA activities will continue this week end with U19 trials and training for both males and females. (Samuel Whyte)
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