Sports — 29 September 2015
High school volleyball season begins at Bird’s Isle

BEILZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2015–The Central Secondary Schools Sports Association (CSSSA) 2015-2016 Volleyball Tournament gets under way today, Monday, September 28, at Bird’s Isle, beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Six (6) female and nine (9) male high school teams from Belize City will battle for 5 weeks to represent the CSSSA at the national tournament, which is scheduled to start on Friday, November 6.

   Participating high school teams are:

   FEMALES (F) –  ACC (Anglican Cathedral College); BHS (Belize High School); LTH (Ladyville Technical High School); NHS (Nazarene High School); SCA (St. Catherine Academy); and WES (Wesley College).

   MALES (M) – ACC; BHS; GLH (Gwen Lizarraga High School); LTH; MWH (Maude Williams High School); NHS; SJC; SVT (Sadie Vernon Technical High School); and WES.

   According to the released tournament schedule, both females and males will play a single round-robin, after which the top 4 teams from each category go on to best-of-3 games semifinal series.  The winners then meet in the Finals best-of-3 games series.

   Opening games begin at 4:30 p.m. on week days, and at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays.

   This week’s schedule:

Mon. Sept. 28 – (F) SCA vs ACC; (M) NHS vs LTH; (M) SJC vs BHS.

Tue. Sept. 29 – (F) BHS vs LTH; (M) MWH vs GLH; (M) WES vs ACC.

Wed. Sept. 30 – (F) NHS vs WES; (M) BHS vs NHS; (M) SVT vs SJC.

Thurs. Oct. 1 – (F) LTH vs ACC; (M) LTH vs WES; (M) ACC vs MWH.

Fri. Oct. 2 – (F) SCA vs BHS; (M) GLH vs SVT; (M) NHS vs WES.

Sat. Oct. 3 –  (M) MWH vs SVT; (M) ACC vs GLH; (M) SJC vs LTH; (M) BHS vs SVT.

  (Information courtesy Deon Sutherland, CSSSA President)

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