Reed Model stun leaders NDA

Kathmandu, January 13

Reed Model School handed leaders New Diamond Academy their first defeat in the 12th Dhorpatan Blue Sky TVS Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament here today.

Reed Model, who have included seven Indian spikers in the squad, recorded a 25-16, 25-21, 25-23 win for their fourth victory, which ended New Diamond’s six-match winning streak.

Earlier in their opening match of the day, Read had defeated Chandeshwori Youth Club of Ramechhap 25-4, 25-10, 25-13 before facing NDA. Reed, who are unbeaten in four matches, had also ended Nepal APF Club’s unbeaten run on Thursday. Despite the defeat NDA are at the top of the table with 18 points from seven matches, while APF are second after accumulating 15 points in six matches. Nepal Police Club are third with 15 points from seven matches. Reed Model and Western Regional Volleyball Association have 12 points each.

In the day’s other matches, APF defeated hosts Dhorpatan Sports Club 25-8, 25-10, 25-10, while Western Regional Volleyball Association saw off Tribhuvan Army Club 25-15, 25-15, 25-23. Meanwhile, New Diamond Sports Club earned their first points with a 20-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-18, 16-14 victory over Bijeshwori Gyan Mandir in the match between the two already eliminated teams.