Volleyball Cup Success for Local Team

Perth & District Volleyball League called on a range of players to make up a team to enter Scottish Volleyball’s Scottish Cup competition and a wide range of players from Fife, Kinross and Perth came together on Saturday afternoon at Heriot Watt University’s Oriam Indoor Sports’ facility.

There was an added edge to this fixture with two former Kinross High School pupils, Callum McPherson and Matthew Collie, playing for the University side whilst Kinross coach Dave Munro was in the Perth & Kinross select line-up.

Perth & Kinross (and Fife) team

The first set was evenly matched with the players from both sides taking time to “bed-in” with their team mates but it was the visitors who edged ahead to win 25-21.

 

The second set saw the Fife, Kinross and Perth players come together to dominate play winning 25-10. The third set followed the pattern of the second with a 25-11 win giving the Perth & Kinross select team a three sets to love victory.

Perth & Kinross team (in white) attacking the Heriot Watt University team (in yellow and black)

Perth & Kinross now play Dundee University at the Kinross Campus on the afternoon of Saturday 1st December.

 

This Sunday sees the Perth Recreational League back in action at Bell’s Sports Centre:

 

11th Nov 2018 Referee Referee
19:00 Aberfeldy v Perth High School Strathallan Tay Pearls v Dunfermline Plus Perth
19:36 Tay Pearls v Perth High School Hitting Bricks Strathallan v Aberfeldy Dunfermline
20:12 Strathallan v Plus Perth Perth High School Kinross BB v Dunfermline Motley Crew
20:48 Kinross BB v Hitting Bricks Tay Pearls Strathallan v Motley Crew Aberfeldy
21:24 Motley Crew v Tay Pearls Kinross BB Plus Perth v Hitting Bricks Strathallan
No Game: Mongrels

Dunfermline Phoenix face Tay Pearls and Kinross BB and will be looking to dislodge the Pearls from their current top spot. Second equal teams Plus Perth and Hitting Bricks will be looking to keep up their winning ways but one of them will have to lose out when they both meet in the final game of the evening.

Kinross Mongrels have a free Sunday.

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