USVI’s Gillens cops Under-19 Girls “MVP” honours

PLEASANTVILLE, San Fernando, Trinidad, July 11, 2022: Anna Gillens of US Virgin Islands was expected bestowed the top accolade of “Most Valuable Player” in the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Girls Under-19 (Youth Championship) at the Southern Regional Indoor Sports Arena (SRISA).

Gillens played a leading role in firing her team to a maiden title in the age-group and she was also awarded the “Best Scorer” and “Outside Hitter 1) awards.

Despite being displaced as champions, Suriname again dominated the individual  awards with Avaira Sengal taking home the “Best Server” and “Middle Blocker 2) awards while teammates Ketrua Heymans (Best Setter), Charise Frankel (Best Opposite Player), and Amber Daal (Best Digger) each collected one award as well each.

Tournament runners-up and debutants, Martinique had a double award recipient in Maelyss Melinda-Chanteur who walked away with the “Outside Hitter 2″ and ‘Best Receiver”  while countrywoman Lauryn Kichenin was named “Middle Blocker 2” and Trinidad and Tobago’s Jordanne Hutchinson, “Best Libero”.  

CAZOVA Under-19 Girls Honour Roll::

Best Server:#10 – Avaira Sengal (Suriname)  

Best Setter: # 3 – Ketrua Heymans (Suriname) 

Best Opposite Player:#14 – Charise Frankel (Suriname)  

Outside Hitter 1:#9 – Anna Gillens (USVI)  

Outside Hitter 2:#9 – Maelyss Melinda-Chanteur (Martinique) 

Middle Blocker 1:$5 – Lauryn Kichenin (Martinique)  

Middle Blocker 2: #10 – Avaira Sengal (Suriname)  

Best Digger:#5 – Amber Daal (Suriname) 

Best Receiver:#9 – Maelyss Melinda-Chanteur (Martinique) 

Best Libero: #8 – Jordanne Hutchinson (TTO)  

Best Scorer # 9 – :Anna Gillens (USVI)  

Most Valuable Player (MVP): #9 – Anna Gillens