BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 24, 2016–According to a release yesterday from Central Secondary Schools Sports Association (CSSSA) president, Deon Sutherland, the CSSSA 2016-2017 volleyball tournament will have to be a knockout competition, “due to the strike, and not having a venue to play, (which) has greatly delayed our start.”
“We have still not confirmed the venue(s) for the games, but know it will be SJC or Stars Gym (Lupita Quan Gym) or both. However, we will confirm on Monday.”
Up to press time, we have received no further confirmation, but he had provided the knockout tournament schedule, which runs from Tuesday to Friday of this week as follows (F = female; M = male):
Tues. Oct. 25 – (F) PHS vs NHS; (M) BHS vs ACC
Wed. Oct. 26 – (F) ACC vs LTH; (M) NHS vs LTH
Thurs. Oct. 27 – (F) WES vs BHS; (M) MWH vs WES
Fri. Oct. 28 – (F) SCA vs MWH; (M) SVT vs SJC
The knockout semifinals are then set for Saturday, and the finals, a best-of-3 series, take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week.