During the morning the two finalists obtained their places. Velez overcame San Jose 3-0 in semi-finals after a terrific quarter-final match v El Tala on Thusday night while Freyre got revenge over Mar Chiquita with reference to the preliminary round by a 3-1 result.
The other teams meanwhile fought for their final standings with the Cupper Cup won being played in the newly state-of-the-arts venue of Miramar, by Atenas de Cordoba. In Chapadmalal, Bell defeated San Martín de Formosa in the final Bronze Medal 3-1 while Nautico Avellaneda did the same over Gimnasia de Rosario to win the Silver Cup.
Among the best eight teams, Obras de San Juan won the seventh place over San Guillermo, El Tala overcame Glorias to finish fifth and Mar Chiquita finished over San Jose to win the third place.
The final match was a terrific fight from the start with Freyre not leaving the chance of winning the first cup of the season but then with Sol Piccolo – the MVP of the competition – the winner started growing in confidence and output with outstanding serves and spikes. Velez got their momentum getting wide differences in the other sets to win 3-1 and their second consecutive U 18 Cup.
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