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Tuesday 28 September 2010 | Published in Regional


One of the highlights of the Vonnia’s corporate mixed 6 on 6 volleyball league on Friday was two teams scoring over 100 points – CITC Smackdown (112) and Airport (107).

Then there was the close game between Killer B’s and Maungaroa Heights which was another standout performance.

Pool C games saw Airport High Flyers dominate the Sparkies from Te Aponga Sparkz. Watch out for Airport High Flyers in this pool as favourites

There was close competition in Pool B games with scores ranging from 89 to 70. It is hard to predict this pool but Team Telecom and Killer B’s look good.

Pool A is anyone’s guess with the top four teams – CITC Smackdown, Stingers, Te Vara Nui and Turtles Diggz all having equal chances at winning this pool.

The results of quarter finals of the knockout rounds played on Friday : Pool A, CITC Smackdown 112 vs Maungaroa Heights 49; Stingers 79 vs Airport Jetz 71; Te Vara Nui 94 vs BCI Be Cool like Ice 61; Turtles Diggz 93 vs Vonnias Vikings 81.

Pool B, Smashing T 87 vs French Connection 70; RMD Spikers (2) 81 vs Killer B’s 77; Telecom 80 vs Edgewater Spikes and Tykes 72; Top Kopz 89 vs Manea Foods Jumbo 71

Pool C, Sparklings 89 vs Westpac No Pacz 86; RMD Spikers (1) 84 vs Turtles Fani Totoys 76; Manea Foods Boom Win by default vs Pacific Divers Airbourne; Airport High Flyers 107 vs Te Aponga Sparkz 56.

Following are the draws and team duty allocations for the semifinals of the knockout games to be played on Friday, October 1: 5pm, Crt (1) Te Aponga Sparkz Sparklings vs Turtles Fani Totoys (Duty: Sparklings ); Crt (2) Westpac No Pacz Boom vs Pacific Divers Airbourne (Duty: French Connection); Crt (3) Airport High Flyers vs Manea Foods Boom (Duty: Killer B’s ). 6pm, Crt (1) RMD Spikers (1) vs Sparklings (Duty: Te Aponga Sparkz ); Crt (2) Killer B’s Smashing T vs Manea Foods Jumbo (Duty: Airport High Flyers ); Crt (3) Edgewater Spikes and Tykes vs French Connection vs (Duty: Westpac No Pacz). 7pm, Crt (1) Telecom vs Top Kopz (Duty: Airport Jetz ); Crt (2) RMD Spikers (2) vs Smashing T (Duty: Maungaroa Heights ); Crt (3) Te Vara Nui vs Turtles Diggz Heights (Ref Brendon Heath Duty: BCI Be Cool like Ice) 8pm, Crt (1) Airport Jetz vs Vonnias Vikings (Ref: Zerah Daniel Duty Team: RMD Spikers (2); Crt (2) CITC Smackdown vs Stingers (Ref: Brendon Health Duty Team: Top Kopz ); Crt (3) Maungaroa Heights vs BCI Be Cool like Ice (Ref: James Tuaputa Duty Team: Smashing T).

Please duty teams, be on time so that we can start games on time, also give other teams that have been turning up for duty some respect and do your part.

And finally, please encourage your supporters, your family and friends to come up to the Telecom Sports Arena and support and enjoy social volleyball, hey who knows you might even get a game.