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Greece: Iraklis alone on top after beating Olympiakos

by WoV
source: volleycountry.com

The 10th round in Greek Volleyleague did not finished because of the game between Finikas and Lamia which is not scheduled yet.

Iraklis alone on top after beating Olympiakos

Iraklis alone on top after beating Olympiakos

In the other games Iraklis Thessalonikis was the big winner of the round by managing to take a clear win in Athens against Olympiakos.

Iraklis won 1-3 (21-25, 25-19, 21-25, 26-28) having Ronaldo Despaigne and Nikos Smaragdis in a great day.

The same day PAOK easily won 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21) over Panathinaikos in Thessaloniki.

Apostolos Armenakis, Kostas Girtzikis and Ivan Borovnjan were the stars of PAOK.

In Alexandroupoli the local team of Ethnikos won with the same score 3-0 the game against EAPatron. 

Finally in Vrahaxti the local team of Pamvohaikos succeeds to take the three points by winning 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 21-25, 25-16) the game against Aris Thessalonikis.

Except the usual suspect Mark Dusharme who scored 17 points Jernej Potoncnik was amazing scoring 16 points with 75% in excellent attacks and 2 blocks.

Standings (after eleven games)

Iraklis 27,
Olympiakos 24,
Pamvohaikos 19,
Finikas Syrou 18,  
Ethnikos Alexandroupolis 14,
Lamia 11,
EAPatron 11,
Kifisia 11,
Aris 10,
PAOK 10,
Panathinaikos 7 and
Apollon Kalamarias 0

Iraklis Thessalonikis backed up its chances to advance to the Playoffs 12 of the 2012 CEV Volleyball Champions League by winning 3-1 against CSKA Sofia. 

After the game the coach Sotiris Drikos stated “We claimed a very important game and we now have the last match with Noliko MAASEIK next week.

Our target was to remain in contention for a ticket to the Playoffs 12 until the very end and I want to congratulate my players for achieving this goal

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