Basseterre St. Kitts September 03, 2023 – Both St. St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Lucia made the way to the finals of the ECVA beach Volley Male finals. The routes to the finals were very similar, in that they both won their quarterfinals easily then were made to sweat in the semi.
St. Kitts first met Anguilla and won 2-0 with score of 21-11 and 21 -15. Then in their semifinal match up against Grenada they found themselves one down losing 18 – 21 in the first set. With the backing of a small partisan crowd the St. Kitts team roared back and took the other two sets 21 -17 and 15 -11
Meanwhile, St. Lucia knocked off St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21-15 and 21-9 in the quarterfinals. Then in the semis it was their Windward Island rivals (Dominica) that pushed them to bring out their best.
After sharing the first two sets 21-14 and 13-21 both teams rallied point for point in the third set until St. Lucia was able to pull away in the crucial part of the decider eventually winning 15 -13.
Hence the St. Lucia and St. Kitts and Nevis meet at 5 pm to determine the champion each having played 5 sets to get there.