Anguilla trumps 3-0 to leave St Martin winless
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, August 13, 2017 - Anguilla put together
a controlled effort in all areas to win 3-0 ( 25-18, 25-23,
26-24) to leave St Martin still without a win in the men’s
Group D of the NORCECA Zone of the FIVB World Championships.
Qualifiers round for teams in the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball
Association (ECVA), at the Beausejour Indoor Facility.
Anguilla, in a show of improvement, which was evident from their
last match against St Lucia.
Topping the scoring for Anguilla was Outside Hitter- Sherwin
Richardson with 13 points, and for St Martin, both Jeff Pierre
(Opposite Hitter) and Julius Henry (Outside Hitter) could only
muster 7 points each.
The triumph by Anguilla, was a realisation of an expectation of
its Head Coach- Justus Connor, as he had previously projected
that his team would show improvement.
Relating his team’s win, Connor expressed, “There is always a
good feeling when you win, especially knowing where we came
from… Today, we were more focussed as the game went on”.
“We always match up well against them … We know what they are
capable of and they know what we are capable of”, Connor added.
Making reference to their movement upwards in their play, Connor
informed, “I am really proud of the way we are playing right
now… It is unfortunate there are not more games for us as there
is a lot left in us that we can do better”.