Wessex win the double in U18 National Cup Finals

Wessex win the double in U18 National Cup Finals

Wessex resist fightback to claim National Cup

Wessex LeAF reigned supreme in the the U18 women finals after a fierce four-set battle with Beach Academy Waves on Sunday afternoon in the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering.

Wessex LeAF scored the first point of the match and gained an early lead of 5-3 but Beach Academy Waves were fighting hard to stay involved  and the score was soon five-all.  Wessex led by the first technical time out 8-5 and they continued to dominate through the set to the second technical time out with a score of 16-11, and ultimately the set 25-19.

The second set again saw both teams at level pegging and at the first technical time out, the score was 8-7 to Beach Academy Waves. It was Beach Academy Waves who then retained the lead and they went into the second technical time out 16-11 ahead. They squared the game up with a set win of 25-16.

Beach Academy Waves gained the early lead in the third set racking up a score of 4-1 and they held on to the lead going into the first technical time 8-5.  Both team played fiercely but it was Wessex who claimed the lead at the second technical time out with a one point advantage. Two set point for Wessex were saved by Beach Academy Waves, but it was Wessex who claimed the set and took back the lead with a score of 25-19, (2-1).

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