By Carlena Knight
Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS), Princess Margaret School (PMS), and Pares Secondary School (PSS) all secured wins on Tuesday afternoon in the 2022 Inter-school Volleyball League.
In the lone female encounter, CHSS defeated All Saints Secondary School (ASSS) 18 – 25, 25 – 15, 15 – 11.
It was double losses for ASSS, as they also were defeated in the male category by PMS in straight sets, 25-13, 25-20.
Pares Secondary School joined PMS and CHSS in the winner’s circle by beating Jennings Secondary School (JSS) also in straight sets, 25-15, 25-18.
A day prior, Antigua Girls’ High School (AGHS) defeated Ottos Comprehensive School (OCS) in the female division, 25-20, 18-25, 15-10, while Island Academy and OCS picked up victories in the male section.
Island Academy won in straight sets over CHSS, winning 25-20, 25-21, while PSS went under to OCS, 29-27, 17-25, 15-13.
School’s volleyball returned after a two-year hiatus on Monday at the YMCA Sports Complex with the advanced players taking center stage in both the male and female categories.
Antigua Girls’ High, Ottos Comprehensive, All Saints Secondary, Sir Novelle Richards Academy and Clare Hall Secondary are competing in the female category, while PMS, OCS, ASSS, CHSS, JSS, Pares Secondary, Island Academy and Sir Novelle Richards Academy are battling it out in the male division.
Matches will be played from Monday to Friday at YMCA.
Following the completion of this tournament, a beach volleyball competition will be held on April 11.
Plans are also in the pipeline for a two-week competition for the beginners, but according to the coordinator of the programme, Rosalie Lewis, that has not yet been finalised and could possibly be held in the new school year.