St Maarten clinical in straight sets against Anguilla
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, August 12, 2017 : St Maarten registered
an uncomplicated downing of Anguilla 3-0 ( 25-17, 25-17, 25-22)
match two of 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
St Maarten dictated the match from the first serve, to thwart
whatever their opponents threw at them.
Double figures contributions from Outside Hitter- Leonardo
Jeffers with 11 points and 10 from Shaquille Rombley, helped St
Maarten’s cause. Outside Hitter-Sherwin Richardson had 7 points,
to be the lead scorer for Anguilla.
St Maarten bettered Anguilla in Attacks, winning that category
34-19, but Anguilla got the edge in Blocks, registering 7 to St
Coach, Dimitri Beauperthy of St Maarten, weighing in on his
team’s victory noted that the result, was what he expected.
“We played well, but had some mental lapses … We were good at
the nets; we were good at blocking and our services were good… I
really don’t have any complains about the way the team performed”,
Beauperthy’s opposite number- Justus Connor, pointed out that
his players fell in the area of keeping their mental side of
their play sustained.
“Whenever we tried to find the rhythm, an error is made which
affected our momentum and took us out of the game” Connor
Connor said being focussed for a longer period of time is
critical if they are to stay in contention for a shot at the
gold medal on Sunday.
Match three features a duel between St Martin and St Maarten.