Wildcats pounce to claw their way to cup win

Kinross BB Wildcats with the League Cup.
Kinross BB Wildcats with the League Cup.

Kinross volleyball teams were amongst the eight which competed for the first honours of the new season at the Bell’s Sports Centre.

The teams were fighting it out for the Perth & District’s Recreational Volleyball League Cup with the Kinross BB Wildcats returning with the trophy.

Jamie Booth’s cup holders, Kinross BB, drafted in three new faces to their ranks bringing in Peter Eade, Andrew Lauener and Pamela Shah as they dumped Lorraine Law and her Mongrels.

Kinross BB Wildcats were next on court against Ian McGrath’s Motley Crew and Crew deservedly won the first set 15-11.

The second set saw the Kinross youngsters come good as they levelled the game with a 15-7 score.

The third set decider also went the BB way.

The other games in the section saw both BB sides win.

When both sides met it was Kinross BB who took the first set fairly comfortably by 15 points to 9.

The BB Wildcats fought back well with effective attacking from Mark Cathro and Matthew Macdonald to level the game, winning 15-12.

The third set decider was tied at six points each before Wildcats clawed themselves ahead to lead 12-7 at full time.

Hitting Bricks and Hits & Giggles eased their way past Pearls and Perth High to meet up with the Kinross BB teams in the semis.

Hitting Bricks overcame Kinross BB with the BB Wildcats scraping through 21-19; 21-18.

In the final Bricks took an 8-4 lead.

Wildcats rallied and the score stood at 12 points each before Bricks again pulled ahead 15-12.

The Kinross side scored the next nine points without reply thanks to fine play from Adam Sweeney and Lewis McKenzie to win the set 21-15.

The second set started with honours even, the score reaching 17 points each.

Some fine setting from young Jack Watson of Wilcats saw them through to lift the cup 21-18.