St Martin revenge on Anguilla to take bronze
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, August 13, 2017 - St Martin had the last
say in the consolation match versus Anguilla, winning the bronze
medal match 3-2 (25-18, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-12) in the men’s
Group D of the NORCECA Zone of the FIVB World Championships
Qualifiers second round, for teams in the Eastern Caribbean
Volleyball Association (ECVA), at the Beausejour Indoor
It was an about turn in the fortunes for St Martin, who had
previously lost all three previous matches, inclusive of a
defeat at the hands of Anguilla.
The combined scoring efforts of Cedric Billionniere, an Outside
Hitter and Rotilio Richardson, an Opposite Hitter, both
contributed 12 points each, for St Martin.
Sherwin Richardson, an Outside Hitter, garnered 18 points for
Winning the bronze was in some way, a consolation for Head Coach
of St Martin Thierry Stephen.
“I am pleased with the third place but I think we could have
done better”, Stephen related.
Reflecting on the overall tournament, Stephen stated, “It is
always a pleasure to play in such tournaments as it gives us the
opportunity to showcase our young talents… What we have to do is
go back to St Martin and make an evaluation of the tournament
and move on from there”.