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ITA W: Scandicci Takes Game 1 Lead in PlayOff Final Series

by WoV
source: LVF (legavolleyfemminile.it)

In a thrilling showdown at the Treviso arena, continuous twists and turns culminated in a victory for Coach Barbolini’s team, as they surge ahead 0-1 in the series. Game 2 at Palazzo Wanny is set for April 20th.

Prosecco Doc Imoco Conegliano vs. Savino Del Bene Scandicci – Photo: Filippo Rubin / LVF

The Serie A1 Tigotà Playoff Final kicked off with an clash between Prosecco Doc Imoco Conegliano and Savino Del Bene Scandicci, marking an electrifying start for volleyball enthusiasts. The match concluded with a dramatic twist favoring the Scandicci, claiming the win after five intense sets, handing the Conegliano their first defeat of the season at Palaverde.

On the court, Scandicci, securing an initial lead propelled by Antropova’s aces (4 out of her total 10 points), ultimately clinching a surprising victory (22-25). However, Coach Santarelli’s squad retaliated fiercely, with Lubian and Haak dominating the serve, sealing the set at 25-16.

The third set witnessed a balanced exchange, with both teams fighting fiercely. Despite Conegliano’s superior reception (52% efficiency against 23%), they succumbed once more (22-25), conceding to Scandicci’s relentless pressure. The fourth set saw Scandicci maintain their lead until a late surge from Conegliano, fueled by Lanier’s powerful spikes, rallied the home crowd to victory (26-24), led by Haak and a resilient team defense.

In the 5th set, Scandicci took control early. Despite Conegliano’s efforts, Scandicci led by Antropova’s stellar performance (31 points, including 5 aces and 3 blocks) and Zhu-Herbots’ combined 30 points controled the set. Haak’s 34 points, supported by strong defensive efforts, fell short against Scandicci’s resolve, marked by Herbots’ final blow securing a 15-17 victory.

The MVP honor rightfully went to Antropova, whose exceptional performance set the tone for Scandicci’s triumph. As the series unfolds, anticipation mounts for Game 2 at Palazzo Wanny on April 20th.

Serie A1 – PlayOff Finals – Game 1

  • Prosecco Doc Imoco Conegliano vs. Savino Del Bene Scandicci 2-3 (22-25, 25-16, 22-25, 26-24, 15-17)

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