Capricornia girls off to impressive start
By GREGOR MACTAGGARTmactaggartg@gladstoneobserver.com.au
CAPRICORNIA girls started their Queensland Secondary Schools Volleyball Open Championships campaign with two impressive wins on the first day of action in Gladstone yesterday.
Capricornia scored two straight sets wins over Peninsula and South Coast to sit on top of Pool B.
Unfortunately it was not a good story for the Capricornia boys who lost both day one matches in straight sets against Met West and Met North.
But it was the girls who have finished runners-up in the past two years who performed well.
Local stars Christie Naumann, Emily Tooker, Lexie Armitage and Rhiannon Tooker led the two classy performances.
Coach Robert Thiele would have been proud with the teamwork shown by the girls who play Brisbane teams Met West and Met North at the Kev Broome Stadium today.
Capricornia's rivals Sunshine Coast started their title defence in as dominant form as the hosts with two wins in Pool A.
In boys action, Met East, Met North, Met East and Sunshine Coast are undefeated.
It was a tough day at the office for the Capricornia boys who showed glimpses of good play, but were ultimately beaten.
Girls Results: Pool A: Sunshine Coast 3-0 Darling Downs, Sunshine Coast 3-0 Wide Bay, Met East 3-0 Darling Downs, Wide Bay 3-1 Northern, Met East 3-0 Northern. Pool B: Capricornia 3-0 Peninsula, Capricornia 3-0 South Coast, Met North 3-0 South Coast, Met West 3-0 Peninsula, Met North 3-0 Met West. Boys Results: Pool A: Met East 3-0 Northern, Met East d Wide Bay 3-1, Sunshine Coast 3-2 Northern, Wide Bay 3-2 South Coast, Sunshine Coast 3-0 South Coast.. Pool B: Met West 3-0 Capricornia, Met West 3-0 Peninsula, Met North 3-0 Capricornia, Darling Downs 3-2 Peninsula, Met North 3-0 Darling Downs.