City of Edinburgh had to work overtime to take charge of the women’s Scottish Volleyball League Premier Top Three split at the weekend.
The Capital side had to play back-to-back games against Volleyball Aberdeen at Aberdeen Grammar and they proved up to the task.
After being stretched to five sets in the first game before coming through 24-26, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21, 15-8, City did not hang around in the second match and won through in straight sets 25-17, 25-14, 25-21. It keeps them ahead of Su Ragazzi as the race for the title intensifies.
It was a good day for the club as City beat South Ayrshire 25-20, 25-14, 22-25, 25-21 in the men’s SVL Premier Top Three split.
In League One, City fought back from two sets down to beat Dundee 23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-11.
Edinburgh’s NUVOC had mixed fortunes over the weekend. The men’s first team had a useful win at Glasgow Mets 25-22, 25-15, 25-16 in the SVL Premier Bottom Three split.
But the women’s first team lost the Capital derby to Edinburgh Jets 25-23, 20-25, 24-26, 25-23, 11-15.