Antigua and Barbuda survives the heat of St. Eustatius
ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius, July 7, 2018 - Team Antigua and
Barbuda survived a jolt from host St. Eustatius in their first
match of the ECVA U20 tournament, with a score line of 25- 19,
25-14 and 25-19. Realizing St. Eustatius was intent on booking
their ticket to the Pan Am Cup, Antigua and Barbuda’s captain
Joseanne Lewis rallied her troupes to limit their progress. She
scored a total of fourteen (14) points to lead her team home.
ST. Eustatius showed their zeal as they fought relentlessly to
keep the games close. Unfortunately their limited offensive
capability was unable to siphon the Wadadli spirit. Leading the
attack for ST. Eustatius was Michaline Penijn with a total of
five (5) points.
Coach Spanner of St. Eustatius felt his team needed to execute
the game plan that has been practice for the past several
months; “Our errors made the difference in the game”. However,
as the tournament progresses, the team will play better.
Antigua’s coach Roselyn Lewis was also confident her young
charges will be more relaxed and play to their full potential.
She simply concluded her remarks by saying “Antigua and Barbuda
came, Antigua and Barbuda saw and Antigua and Barbuda will