Caceres, Contreras keeps Technocrats perfect
ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, May 30, 2013: Dominican Republic duo
Jose Caceres and Elvin Contreras combined for 25 points as
Technocrats improved to a 2-0 record with a second straight sets
win from as many matches win in the Men’s Division, 25-20,
25-19, 25-22 over Toco Youths on the second day of the Caribbean
Volleyball League at the University of the West Indies, Sports
and Physical Educational Centre (UWI SPEC), St Augustine, on
Caceres tallied 14 points, 11 of which were kills and two
service aces while Contreras added 11 points, laced with nine
kills, one block and one kill in the victory which came in 72
Team captain Sean Morrison chipped in eight points,
Portugal-based Marc-Anthony Honore got six and Kevin Nimrod,
five for Technocrats who outscored their opponents, 36-29 on
spikes, 7-5 on blocks and 3-1 on service aces.
For Toco Youths, who fell to a 0-2 record, Puerto Rico’s Pablo
Guzman was the top scorer with 12 points, ten of which were
kills while St Lucian Joseph Clercent got nine, punctuated by
In Thursday's second men's match, USA's Jordan Du Fault was
again the main contributor with 17 points as Glamorgan also
improved to a 2-0 mark with a come-from-behind 19-25, 25-22,
25-18, 25-16 victory over BIG South East Port-of-Spain.
Du Fault tally was comprised of 13 kills, three blocks and a
service ace while Bahamians, Prince'tanique Wilson and Byron
Ferguson added nine points each in the win which came in one
hour, 33 minutes to set up a group decider with Technocrats.
Suriname's Gino Naarden had a match-high 18 points for SEPoS in
the loss while his compatriot Keven Sporkslede added 11,
Barbadian Fabian Cox eight and Akim Bushe seven.
It was a better showing by SEPoS than in their opening day loss
against Technocrats which was evident by their 45-33 advantage
on spikes while Glamorgan held the edge on blocks 15-10 and
However, for SEPoS it was a case of too many errors as they made
45 of them which turned into Glamorgan points.
On Friday, in the final round of preliminary matches, SEPoS
meets Toco Youths from 12 noon and Technocrats and Glamorgan do
battle in a repeat of last year's title-match from 8pm in the
At the end of round-robin series, the four teams will then
contest a semifinal tomorrow with first playing fourth and
second meeting third on Saturday, ahead of Sunday's third placed
and gold medal playoffs.
Last year in the men’s decider, Glamorgan battled past
Technocrats 26-24, 28-30, 18-25, 31-29, 16-14 inspired by the
athleticism of guest player Germany's Sebastian Haehner, the
men's tournament "Most Valuable Player" award winner and libero
Jamaal Ferguson of Bahamas.