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Marist wins beach volleyball crown

Rashneel Kumar
Sunday, April 06, 2014

MARIST I won the Fiji Beach Volleyball Commission Laucala Challenger at the National Beach Volleyball Centre in Laucala Bay yesterday.

The day-long tournament was organised to mark the start of the beach volleyball season in the country.

Ten teams in men's and eight in the women's grade competed in the Challenger.

Marist I, which had the services of national reps Qilu Elliot and Epeli Ratabacaca, defeated Waisele Suka and Aisake Raratabu's Crusaders Gold by two straight sets in the men's final.

Marist I overcame Marist II 2-0 while Crusaders Gold beat Rebels II 2-1 in the semi-finals.

In the women's grade final, Vunisei Lua and Susana Bolavucu's PFD I defeated Magics 2-0 as well.

Magics, which had the services of Mila Karisitiana and Marica Togayali, overcame Charbeez 2-1 while PFD I defeated Marist 2-0 in the semis.

XORONE was the only outside team from Nadi competing in the women's grade.

The winners bagged $300 each in the men's and women's grades, $150 each went to the losing finalists while the losing semi-finalists received $50 each.

Quarter-finals results

Men - Crusaders Gold 2 Crusaders Blue 0, Rebels II 2 Islanders 0, Marist II 2 7up 1, Marist 1 2 Brothers 0; Women - PFD 1 2 PFD 2 0, Marist 2 XORONE (Nadi) 0, Magics 2 Crusaders Redz 0, Charbeez 2 Raituku 1








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