Belchatow & Kedzierzyn-Kozle Reach Finals Of Polish Men’s PlusLiga

  0 Carly DeMarque | April 13th, 2017 | Italian League, News, Pro Indoor

The finals of the Polish men’s PlusLiga championships have been set, with Belchatow and Kedzierzyn-Kozle to face off after sweeping their opponents.

In the best-of-three series, each of the two teams were able to secure their spots in the finals without having to use a deciding third match.

Belchatow first took out Rzeszow in a three set sweep in the first match of the series 3-0, (25-21, 25-15, 25-13). In the match that sent Belchatow to the finals, Rzeszow gave them a run for their money with a five set match 3-2, (21-25, 25-19, 21-25, 25-18, 15-8). Leading all players was Bartosz Kurek with 20 points with five being aces. Maiusz Wlazly added another 17 points in the win.

In the other semifinal matches Kedzierzyn-Kozle took down Jastrzebski in a three set sweep in both matches, with first match scores of 25-23, 25-20, 25-19. In the second match, Kedzierzyn-Kozle ran through Jastrzebski 3-0, (25-19, 25-17, 25-20). Dawid Konarski led the attack with 13 points while Sam Deroo added another 10.

On April 18, Jastrzebski will face Rzeszow in a best-of-three series to claim the third place slot in the league, with the second match already set for April 23. If split, a third match will be determined at a later date.

For the finals, Belchatow and Kedzierzyn-Kozle will face off starting of April 19, with the second match set for April 23. From there, the champion will be crowned or a third match will be set.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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