City hold defeat brave NUVOC in four sets

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City of Edinburgh kept their unbeaten record at the top of the men’s SVL Premier Volleyball League but had to come from behind to beat NUVOC in the Capital derby.

NUVOC stunned the leaders by taking the first set but City came back to win 21-25, 25-14, 26-24, 25-16. City held their nerve in the third set saw out the match in the fourth set.

Edinburgh Jets almost shocked champions South Ayrshire, extending them to five sets before losing 25-21, 17-25, 11-25, 25-23, 9-15.

In the women’s Premier, City of Edinburgh dropped a set to NUVOC but came through 
25-19, 25-21, 20-25, 25-10, showing their class with a dominant display in the final set.

With Su Ragazzi beating Aberdonia in four sets, it sets up a huge match at Queensferry High on Saturday when City host Ragazzi with both teams boasting a 100 per cent league record.

Edinburgh Jets lost the first set against bottom club QTS Troon but powered back to win 23-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-18 to move into third place in the table.