Capricornia teams stay in volleyball medal hunt
CAPRICORNIA teams remain in the medal hunt going into the pen- ultimate day of the Queensland Secondary Schools Volleyball Open Championships today.
The open girls suffered a shock three sets to love loss to Met West early yesterday before bouncing back to overpower Met North 3-2 in a must-win encounter yesterday afternoon.
The win left Capricornia in third spot in Pool A behind Met North and Met West and still a hope of finishing among the medals.
Met East heads Pool B after up- setting 2003-04 champions Sun- shine Coast 3-0, leaving the Coast in second spot ahead of Wide Bay. The Capricornia boys also fin- ished third in their pool, allowing them to take part in top six action today and also chase a medal fin- ish after losing 3-2 to Peninsula but backing up to overcome Dar-ling Downs by the same scoreline.
The competition continues at Kev Broome Stadium and Glad- stone Multi-Purpose Sports centre today with both Capricornia sides in action in 9am.
Yesterday's results: Boys: Pool A: Wide Bay 3 d North- ern 1, Met East 3 d South Coast 0, Wide Bay 3 d Sunshine Coast 1, South Coast 3 d Northern 1, Met East 3 d Sunshine Coast 0. Pool B: Peninsula 3 d Capri- cornia 2, Met West 3 d Darling Downs 0, Met North 3 d Penin- sula 0, Capricornia 3 d Darling Downs 2, Capricornia d Met North 3-2. Girls:
Pool A: Wide Bay 3 d Darling Downs 0, Sunshine Coast 3 d Northern 0, Met East 3 d Wide Bay 0, Darling Downs 3 d North- ern 2, Met East 3 d Sunshine Coast 0. Pool B: South Coast 3 d Penin- sula 2, Met West 3 d Capricornia 1, Met North 3 d Peninsula 0, Met West 3 d South Coast 0, Met North d Met West 3-1.