South Stars, captained by Anfernee ‘Bebeto’ Ferdinand, got off to a slow start, giving Jetsetters the opening set 25-14. Although they kept it a lot closer in the second set, the Stars were unable to cope with the hard hitting of Joseph Clercent, a Micoud native himself. Jetsetters won that one 26-24. But it was to be a riumhant homecoming for the 27-year-old Clercent, as he led Jetsetters to a 25-14 romp in the final set. Joe, as he is known, compiled 14 points, including 12 kills and 1 service ace.
At Beausejour on Sunday, meanwhile Le Club Volleyball men beat Dig Set Point 25-18, 28-26, 25-20, LCV having lost their season opener to Jetsetters. Dig Set Point had 35 errors, Le Club 32, but Le Club was able to defend 33% of Dig Set Point’s attacks while Dig Set Point could only handle 14%. Denny Samson’s 10 points helped Le Club claim victory.
In the women’s division, Dig Set Point has two teams into this years’ league. Last weekend the B team fell to the Junior Nationals in a lengthy five-set game. The A team exacted revenge, middle blocker Marcia Ross racking up 14 points, 12 kills, 1 block and 1 serve ace as DSP won 25-20, 25-14, 25-19.
The women’s match of the day featured rivals Le Club facing up against Jetsetters who came out firing in the first set coupled with a nice defensive effort. Le Club was able to edge a win in the first set with poise and experience. Le Club spread their offence while Jestetters relied on deception from their national setter Cindy Wilson. Both teams were able to deliver 9 serve aces but Jesetters’ 42 errors commited would prove their downfall. Middle blocker Petal Isidore led Le Club with 9 points as they won 25-20, 25-17, 25-10.