Boca, UPCN, Sarmiento and Buenos Aires United are the leaders of the regular phase of the prelude to the league competition. Drean Bolívar, the last ACLAV Cup champion won only one of the two matches in Gualeguaychú city.

 

 

The first official competition of the argentine calendar took place this weekend and only two teams won their matches.

Boca Juniors / Río Uruguay Insurance defeated Drean Bolívar (3-1) and Pescadores (3-0) at the beginning of Group 1 in Entre Rios. The last champion, Drean Bolívar, imposed over Pescadores in four sets. In Formosa, the local team La Unión, fell to Sarmiento in tie break. The chaco square also beat Pellegrini Institute in straight sets. La Unión took revenge in the last match and defeated Pellegrini 3-0.

UPCN Volley, arrived from United States where won the International Irvine Cup bronze medal, and swept over Puerto San Martín (3-0) and Villa María (3-2). Puerto disappointed his fans in Santa Fe and lost against Villa María in a steady process by 23/25, 23/25, 21/25. One of the favorites to win the tournament is Buenos Aires United, where Milinkovic, Firpo and Guillermo García shone during the weekend. Although Gigantes del Sur achieved success against Chubut Volley, BA United thrashed both without giving any set.

 

Rankings:

Group 1: Boca Juniors / Río Uruguay Insurance 6 points; Drean Bolívar 3; Pescadores 0.
Group 2: UPCN Volley 5; Villa María 4; Puerto San Martín 0.
Group 3: Buenos Aires United 6; Gigantes del Sur 2; Chubut Volley 1.
Group 4: Sarmiento / Santana Textiles 5; La Unión Formosa 4; Pellegrini Institute 0.

Next weekend

October 19th

Boca / Río Uruguay Insurance vs. Drean Bolívar
UPCN Volley vs. Puerto San Martín
Chubut Volley vs. Gigantes del Sur
Sarmiento Santana Textiles vs. Pellegrini Institute

October 20th

Drean Bolívar vs. Pescadores Gualeguaychú
Villa María Volley vs. UPCN Volley
Buenos Aires United vs. Chubut Volley
Pellegrini Institute vs. La Unión Formosa

October 21st

Boca / Río Uruguay Insurance vs. Pescadores Gualeguaychú
Villa María Volley vs. Puerto San Martín
Buenos Aires United vs. Gigantes del Sur
Sarmiento Santana Textiles vs. La Unión Formosa