Chieri Secures Fourth Consecutive Victory, Roma Edges Out Casalmaggiore in a Tie-break
In the eighth round of the Italian Serie A1, Reale Mutua Fenera Chieri ’76 extended its impressive winning run, conquering Itas Trentino with a 3-1 victory. Meanwhile, Roma Volley Club bounced back in style, clinching a hard-fought win over Trasporti Pesanti Casalmaggiore in the tie-break.
Chieri’s triumph with a final score of 25-19, 22-25, 25-20, and 25-17. Martha Anthouli led the charge with 22 points, securing the MVP title.
In contrast, the encounter in Cremona between Casalmaggiore and Roma was a marathon, lasting 145 minutes. Despite the efforts of Casalmaggiore, with three players scoring over 20 points, Roma’s tenacity paid off. Led by Erblira Bici’s 24 points, the team demonstrated a strategic edge, especially in the critical third set, which they clinched 28-26.
As the weekend progresses, attention turns to the late Sunday game between Volley Bergamo 1991 and Prosecco DOC Imoco Conegliano, promising more thrilling volleyball action.
Serie A1 – Round 8
Reale Mutua Fenera Chieri ’76 – Itas Trentino 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17)
Trasportipesanti Casalmaggiore – Roma Volley Club 2-3 (25-22, 22-25, 26-28, 25-21, 13-15)
Volley Bergamo 1991 – Prosecco Doc Imoco Conegliano
Megabox Ond. Savio Vallefoglia – Igor Gorgonzola Novara
Il Bisonte Firenze – Uyba Volley Busto Arsizio
Honda Olivero S.Bernardo Cuneo – Savino Del Bene Scandicci
Allianz Vero Volley Milano – Wash4green Pinerolo