Corporate volleyball heating up

Grace Tham of KPMG attempts to block the attack of CNB’s Dana Rankine.

It was all to play for in Week 3 of the Camana Bay Indoor Co-Ed Corporate League on Wednesday night, 7 March.

The early matches saw Silver Wheaton defeat DART B in a tough 2 sets. Silver Wheaton won in straight sets 25-22 and 25-21 with strong play from Giselle Passchier. Dart B didn’t make it easy for them though with James Stephen registering the most kills. This takes Silver Wheaton up to 7 points and DART B remain on 4 points.

On the other court Cayman National Bank took on KPMG in an attempt to remain undefeated. CNB took the first set 25-19 and also won the second set 27-25 despite KPMG’s best efforts to force a tie breaker. CNB ended on 7 points, KPMG on 2 points.

In the next set of matches, PWC defeated Deloitte in a blowout winning in straight sets 25-19 and 25-8. On offense it was Jason Buckle for PWC registering the most kills on court and strong play also by Alex Verrault of Deloitte. This win takes PWC to 5 points and leaves Deloitte on 2 points.

Meanwhile on the other court we saw Maples FS battle it out with Maples & Calder in a hotly contested match. On offense it was David Bakker for MFS who helped lead his team to victory with strong defensive play from Kevin Solomon. Grant Dixon for M&C showed his team he was an all-round strong player but in the end it was MFS who took the win in straight sets 25-20 and 25-17. MFS progress to 7 points and M&C stay put with 4 points.

To end the night, there was a high level of play from both CITCO and DART A in an exciting match. CITCO won the first set 25-21 but DART A were hot on their heels winning the second set 25-22. With it all to play for in the third set CITCO secured the win in a nail biting match point resulting in a 15-13 win. On offense, Greg Ebanks of CITCO registered the most kills for his team and Gabe Powell registered several aces in a losing effort for DART A. This brings CITCO to 3 points with DART A just ahead on 4 points.

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