PMTC spikes way to another Balram Shane Volleyball title

first_imgVOLLEYBALL powerhouse Port Mourant Training Centre (PMTC) continued their dominance as they surged to the 2019 Berbice Volleyball Association’s (BVA) Annual Balram Shane Senior Inter-Club title.Playing at the Albion Community Centre Hard Court last weekend, PMTC, who won the 2018 title, ensured they went into 2020 still highly decorated and respected. They beat off the likes of No. 52 Survivors, Black Bush and New Amsterdam Rollers in the senior category of the 7th edition of the competition to remain the number one volleyball team in Guyana.In the end, it was a battle to see who would be PMTC’s next victim following the 4-way battle of the seniors. It was the Rollers of New Amsterdam who earned the privilege in the end to battle the defending champs. As ruthless as they have been over the years in Volleyball, whether it be this tournament or a regional one, PMTC thumped Rollers 2-nil following the pair of sets which saw them win by score-lines: 25-21, 25-16.In the Junior Category, the two lone teams, Guysuco Training Centre Port Mourant (GTCPM) and the Junior Rollers, did battle for the crown. Again, it was tough going for the Rollers, who got steamrolled two sets to zero; 25-16 and 25- 15 as GTCPM romped to an easy win.GTCPM snatched up the GY$10,000 first place prize while the second placed Rollers were awarded with GY $5,000. In the senior category, now two-time champs, PMTC, hoisted the Balram Shane trophy along with GY $20,000.Rollers received the second place trophy and GY$10,000 while No.52 Survivors received the third place trophy and GYD $5,000. The memorial event is sponsored yearly by Rose Hall Town businessman, Deonarine Balram, of the Balram Shane General Store and son of the late Balram Shane.last_img

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