Masvingo dominates Pool B women volleyball


MASVINGO Province’s women volleyball team have dominated Pool B in volleyball matches at the 2013 Zimbabwe National Youth Games that entered day two at Milton High School yesterday.


The province is pooled with Matabeleland South, Mashonaland Central, Matabeleland North and Harare.
Masvingo stunned Harare 2-0 in their opening group match before going on to beat Mashonaland Central by two sets to nil in their second game.

In yesterday’s Pool B matches, Harare beat Mashonaland Central 2-1 as they had to fight their way back into the match after losing the first set 21-25, but bounced back to win the second set 25-20 as well as the decider 15-12.

The team had to bounce back from their defeat to Masvingo to win both their matches played on Monday, dismissing Matabeleland North 2-0 and Matabeleland South by two sets to nil.

In the boys Pool B Harare beat Manicaland by two sets to one with the team from the capital winning the first set 25-21 while their opponents won the second set 25-18 forcing the game into a decider which Harare won by a narrow margin of 18-15 to clinch the game.

Harare began their campaign with a 2-0 loss to Mashonaland East before bouncing back to beat Masvingo 25-21 and 25-18 to claim a 2-0 win. Mashonaland East were on the receiving end yesterday losing by two set to nil to Masvingo.

Manicaland who had begun their campaign brightly with a 2-0 win over the Midlands in their pool opening match lost both their matches yesterday.
They started off by losing 2-1 to Harare in their second pool match before going down 2-0 to Masvingo.

In the men’s pool A matches played yesterday, Bulawayo beat Matabeleland North 2-0, Mashonaland Central beat Matabeleland South 2-0 while Mashonaland Central bounced back from their earlier loss to beat Mat North 2-0.

The women’s Pool A matches saw Bulawayo lose to Manicaland by two sets to one while Mashonaland East won 2-1 against the Midlands.