Volleyball: City take revenge on Mets to book quarter-final berth

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City of Edinburgh booked their place in the last eight of the men’s Scottish Cup by knocking out holders Glasgow Mets at Queensferry High School.

The Capital side came through a tough four sets to triumph 
25-17, 18-25, 29-27, 25-20 and gain revenge for being knocked out by Mets last season.

The tie hinged on a pivotal third set but City held their nerve to edge it and get the momentum needed to go on and secure a quarter-final place.

City now meet Bellshill Cardinals, who beat Dundee University in straight sets, in the last eight.

Edinburgh University also made the quarter-finals with a straightforward 25-15, 25-12, 25-19 win at Stirling University but now face a testing tie against City of Glasgow Ragazzi who won at Bon Accord.

Edinburgh Jets tumbled out of the competition after losing in straight sets at home to South Ayrshire 15-25, 22-25, 19-25.