Bermuda missed out on the Bronze Medal in the penultimate match in the Men’s Group B of the NORCECA Zone FIVB World Championships Qualifiers, going down to the host country Grenada 3 – 0 at the Laborie Indoor Facility.
Grenada defeated Bermuda 3 – 1 in the opening game came away with a 25-23, 25-19, 28-26 victory.
It was the consolation for the home team which had hoped for better fortunes, especially in front local supports and familiar territory.
Engineering Grenada’s third place win on the points tally chart, were Outside Hitter- Jonell Phillip, who scored 12 points, while Middle Blockers -Christopher Oxford and Nikel John contributed 11 and 10, respectively.
For Bermuda, Middle Blocker - Eron Woods and Outside Hitter- Daniel Fiddick were joint lead scorers with 9 points each to their names.
Grenada was ahead in Spiking 33-30; Blocks, 8-7 and prevailed in serving with 9 aces to 1.
Individually, Phillip accounted for 10 of his team’s total spikes, while John and Oxford each had 3 blocks, and Outside Hitter – Kevon Noel aced 4 serves.
St. Kitts and Nevis turned the tables on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, claiming a 3 - 0 victory 25-19, 25-22, 25-22 to win Group B.