Antigua melt down St Kitts to stay alive
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, August 9, 2017 - Antigua and Barbuda’s
Opposite Hitters – Jamarie James counted 18 points and Adrian
Constant - 16 points, propped their team to a 3-1 (30-28, 25-20,
19-25, 26-24) victory over St Kitts and Nevis, to stay alive in
the men’s Group E of the NORCECA Zone of the FIVB World
Championships Qualifiers second round at the Beausejour Indoor
But, it was St Kitts and Nevis’ Outside Hitter- Shawn Seabrooks
who had a game high 22 points, while another Opposite Hitter –
St Clair Hodge, with 14 points, led their team’s scoring.
Antigua and Barbuda edged out St Kitts and Nevis 45-44 in
Attacks and 8-7 in Blocks. Similarly, it was Antigua and Barbuda
that committed fewer errors – 42, while St Kitts and Nevis,
transgressed 45 times.
The win by Antigua and Barbuda put them with a 1-1 win/loss
ratio and five points in total. Antigua and Barbuda was beaten
by Dominica 3-1, in both teams’ opening match.
Dominica, like Antigua and Barbuda, has one win and one loss,
and is on five points.
Meanwhile, St Vincent and the Grenadines heads the standings on
eight points, gathered from their 3-1 victories against St Kitts
and Nevis and Dominica.
St Kitts and Nevis, with two losses, has two points.
Match five in the group pits St Kitts and Nevis against