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Tuesday 14 February 2012 | Published in Regional


Newly polished floors at the Telecom Sports Arena made for a tricky time for volleyball players who skidded their way through round three of the Turtles Business House volleyball tournament.

Team BCI recorded the highest score of the night smashing their way to 107 against the Aremango Sharks who registered 62 points.

The tightest match of the night was between Smack’em and Fiji with both sides going toe-to-toe on points in a game that went right down to the wire with Smack’em taking the win by just one point 71-70.

Ruks did the damage against the Wales blitzing their way to an 88-68 win.

In pool B – TKV2 were met by a fierce Pukapuka side who kept them on their toes but with determination and super skills on their side team TKV2 dug their way to a 77-71 win.

Team Mangaia were on form when they faced off against Play’in Up with the Mangaia crew running away with the win 79-60.

Another thrilling match was seen when team Southpac took on Wes Side with both sides going point for point until Wes Side lifted the tempo to win the game 68-64.

TKV1 put on a strong display of volleyball skills to outmuscle the Turtles crew 91-66 while the Rebels triumphed over the Ponies 78-68.

The Dixon Tribe were too strong for team Robbos taking the win 80-64.

- Matariki Wilson