Vodafone Summer Series - Event 2 results
Event 2 on Sunday, saw the Vodafone Beach Volleyball Summer Series take to Glenelg Forshore for the first time this summer. The crowd were subject to some champagne volleyball from our Open Men and Women Teams. Jo Healey and Heike Jensen were crowned champions for the first time this year. While in the Mens competition it was our No. 1 seeds Suan/Soderberg who went back to back to win the title from the No.2 seeds Maycock/Boehm in an epic Grand Final.
Over 60 Teams from around the state took part in both Junior and Senior competitions on what was a perfect day for Beach Volleyball. The crowd were more than happy to come along and support their local teams and for that we thank them.
Following a strong result on the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour last weekend, Jo Healey and Heike Jensen continued their good form by defeating Julie Todd and Conor O'Brien in straight sets on Centre Court. In a tight encounter the heavily favoured Healey/Jensen showed their class and experience in the blustery conditions taking out our first Glenelg Event.
The Mens Open Grand Final was a highly anticipated match which saw our two top seeds battling it off for supremecy of Glenelg Beach. The match did not disappoint. It was Maycock and Boehm that lept to an early lead by winning the first set. Our number one seeds had to dig deep if they were going to come back from 1 set down. Dig deep they did and before long we were into a third and deciding set. The race to 15 was upon us. For two teams that had been playing all day, the threw everything at eachother. The crowd were treated to an exhibition of Beach Volleyball on Centre court. But it was Suan/Soderberg who were more consistent coming back from match point down to win Back to Back Vodafone Beach Volleyball Summer Series Events 17:15 in the final set.
Congratulations to all teams and this Summer looks like being one of the most hotly contested Series ever held in SA.