KSP men too strong for Sports Hostel

SAI’s Chaitra (left) smashes past KSP’s Shaila during their ‘A’ division clash in Bangalore on Friday. DH photo

KSP had complete control of the match, dominating from the word go. Led by Nagesh, the KSP spikers rained one smash after another to take the first set 25-17.

The second set was only marginally different as Sports Hostel showing some bite in their game and managed to put up a little bit of resistance. If not for carelessness and several unforced errors, the Sports Hostel lads could have had a different tale to tell. Instead KSP showed good team play and held their nerve to take the second 25-19 as Sports Hostel’s total reliance on star spiker Pritham came unstuck.

Sports Hostel showed early promise in the third set and looked like they could push the match to a fourth set, only for KSP to bounce back and show their class and complete another easy win. 

Results: Men: Postal bt SW Railways 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 23-25, 25-14, 15-13); Jindal bt HMT 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-22); KSP bt Sports Hostel 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-20).

Women: KSP bt SAI 3-1 (25-22, 25-10, 24-26, 25-17); Mysore Hostel bt Vidyanagar School 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-14).  

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