St. Lucia, quells the heat of the St. Eustatius “Quill”
ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius, July 8, 2018 - With a mathematical
chance of making the championship game, St. Eustatius summoned
the heat of the “Quill” to motivate them to victory as they took
the fight to St. Lucia but it was to no avail. The score line
for the game was 3:0 (25- 14, 25- 22 , 25-22 ). St. Lucia,
operating from a place of intrinsic motivation elevated their
game to a new level vanquishing St. Eustatius like warm sunlight
evaporates mist. St. Lucia’s hitting machine Tenayestlgni
Joseph lead the way with nineteen (19) points. She was well
supported by Captain Chenoa Evans, who scored five (5) points.
Host, St. Eustatius did not acquiesce to the advances of St.
Lucia but provided some resistance to them. The ruckus crowd
buoyed the confidence of St. Eustatius and they rode that wave.
Unfortunately they lacked the offensive fire power to seal the
game. However St. Eustatius gave a very good account of
themselves as they pushed St. Lucia to a level not seen before
in this tournament. The main scorer for St. Eustatius was
Michaline Penijn who scored five (5) points.
Coach Joseph Clercent scouted his opposition and was happy to
see his team exploit their weakness. He also indicated players
were impacted by the heat but they have remained focused as they
seek to complete the mission of making it to the finals and win
the Championship. Coach Spanner felt his “St. Eustatius”
charges lost focus during the first set but regained composure
as was demonstrated by the scores. Coach Spanner concluded his
team played a good game as they confident and very energetic.