New Diamond wins Deputy-Mayor Cup

Published On: May 26, 2019 11:14 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 26: New Diamond Academy has won the Second Chandragiri Deputy-Mayor Cup Women’s School Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 set victory over Paramount School on Saturday. 
At its own premises in Naikap, New Diamond defeated Paramount on straight sets of 25-11, 25-19, 25-21 to win the title. 

With a brilliant spike performance from Riya Kunwar in which she collected 13 points, New Diamond overturned a deficit of 8-15 to win the third set 21-15. 

New Diamond was rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 60,000, and the runner-up Paramount received Rs 30,000.  Likewise, Three Star Academy stood third after beating Bijeshwori Gyan Mandir 25-19, 25-19, 25-17. Three Star took home a cash prize of Rs 15,000, while Bijeshwori got Rs 10,000. 

New Diamond dominated in individual awards as well. Kunwar was named the best player of the tournament and got Rs 1,500. 

New Diamond’s Prekshya Rai, Anisha Sunuwar, Anjila Pradhan and Soni Thapaliya received the best spiker, the best setter, the best defender and the best blocker awards respectively. Paramount’s Anisha Shrestha was adjudged the best server. They best performing players got Rs 1,000 each.

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