Students spiking on volleyball court
January 15, 2013

Students spiking on volleyball court

The 2013 Q-Care Schools Volleyball Competition, served off Friday at the Girls’ High School hard court.In the opening salvo, it was a happy outing for the George Stephens Secondary School, as they triumphed in both matches contested.{{more}}

First up, the females defeated the Girls’ High School 2-0 (25-23, 25-23) in a closely contested affair; then the defending male champion outlasted the Petit Bordel Secondary, also 2-0 (25-21, 25-9).

The other four teams in the female division are defending champion St Joseph’s Convent Kingstown, Thomas Saunders Secondary, Georgetown Secondary, and Bethel High School.

Completing the male division are Georgetown Secondary, Bethel High School, Thomas Saunders Secondary, and St Martin’s Secondary.

Matches are set for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Girls’ High School.

Following the round robin preliminary round, the four top teams go to the quarter-final stage.

The winners of the quarter-finals play in the semi-finals. The two winners in the semis face off in the final, while the two losers contest the third place.

The competition is set to conclude on February 15.

The schools competition is being used to select the St Vincent and the Grenadines’ team for this year’s Windward Islands schools’ games here in July.

When the 2012 edition was staged in Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines lone triumph was in female volleyball, which they won for three consecutive years. (RT)