The first point of the match came went to St Lucia with a beautiful spike from # 10 Julian Biscette and it was much of the same from there till the end of first set, with St Lucia serving tough and attacking from every position.
The St Lucian fans were prepared to cheer for their team with drums, horns, flags and a display of their flag on traditional madras cloth. Meanwhile, the Dominicans brought their flag, horn and a rudimentary drum made from a bucket, as well as their traditional blowing of the conch shell. There was much excitement in the air from this long time rivalry and the crowd enjoyed every minute of it.
The St. Lucians took care of business in the second set, winning 25 – 21. St Lucia continued their dominance in the third set with some consistent attacking and hard jump serves. In the end it was St Lucia’s night and they took home the gold.
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