Young Achievers pip Eagles to top volleyball league

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Young Achievers claimed their spot atop of the leader board with six points after defeating Eagles Volleyball Club in a thrilling five-set game recently held at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown.

Eagles Volleyball club started the first set in a 10-point deficit due to them arriving late to the game, and Young Achievers went on to win 25-17. However, Eagles Volleyball Club came back fighting in the second set to win 25-19 while the third set went to Young Achievers 25-17.

Backs against the wall, Eagles soared in the fourth to win 25-18 and set up a tantalising fifth set. The fifth set saw both teams exchanging point for point, fighting to claim victory but it was the Young Achievers edging to a 17-15 triumph.

The top scorers for Achievers Volleyball Club were Juan Valesquez with 13 points, Corwyn Richards (11 points) and Ryon Mangrau (nine points).

The next leg of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) League will be played on Friday from 19:00 hrs with Eagles battling Castrol Strikers Volleyball Club.

Games will be streamed live on the Guyana Volleyball Federation Facebook Page.

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