Volleyball: Impressive outing for Petroc Academy of Beach Sports in South West league

The Petroc Academy of Beach Sports team of Luis Stansbury, Dan Huggins, Dan Redstone, Rob Morgan, Jo

The Petroc Academy of Beach Sports team of Luis Stansbury, Dan Huggins, Dan Redstone, Rob Morgan, John Morgan, Archie Craig, Alfie Walker, James Rimmer and John Mortos. - Credit: Contributed

Petroc Academy of Beach Sports (ABS) hosted Yeovil and Plymouth in the latest round of matches in the South West Men’s League on Sunday.

A thrilling day of competition started with ABS beating Yeovil 3-1.

After leading 2-0, the hosts let Yeovil back into the match before ABS's young players sealed the win by taking the fourth set.

Yeovil went on to beat Plymouth 3-2 before the latter's match against ABS.

Plymouth took a very quick 2-0 lead over the hosts and looked to be cruising to victory before a spirited comeback from ABS.


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The hosts got into their stride, with some big hitting from John Morgan and coach and captain Luis Stanbury helped them get back to 2-2.

The teams shared the early points in the deciding fifth set before ABS powered ahead for victory.

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It was a great result for Petroc ABS who play in the men's league but are predominantly under 16 years of age.

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