#Superlega: Summary of Round 23

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Modena survive in Siena, Trentino with a straight set win against Ravenna. Victory in straight sets also for Verona against Vibo Valentia, while Monza beat Castellana in four sets. Great battle between Sora and Latina: the guests win at tie break!

So, Modena have barely managed to outplay Siena away. Ivan Zaytsev had a great performance in this match, scoring 30 points followed by Tine Urnaut with 12. Fernando Hernandez scored 22 points on the other side, while Yuki Ishikawa and Yuriy Gladyr had 16 points each.
This victory has secured the fourth place for Modena before the start of the playoffs.
Trento are still battling for top position and after the victory against Ravenna they are staying in the race for it and back to the second place.
Uros Kovacevic led his team to the 3-0 win with 16 points, while the U.S. outside hitter Russel added 13 points. On the other side, Kamil Rychlicki ended the match with 15 points.
Victory in straight sets also for Verona, after the last two defeats. Match without story against Vibo Valentia. Boyer, deservedly MVP of the match, was the top scorer with 19 points, while Al Hachdadi had 16 on the other side.
With 3-1 victory over Castellana, Monza secured its spot in playoffs. Donovan Dzavoronok was the top scorer of the match with 28 points, while Buchegger added 20.
Close the picture Latina‘s victory at tie break in Sora‘s court in a very balanced match. Petkovic was (once again!) top scorer of the match with 31 points, while De Barros Ferreira added 20. However, there were not enough.

Calzedonia Verona – Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia 3-0 (25:21, 25:16, 25:15)
Calzedonia Verona: Spirito 3, Manavinezhad 7, Solé 6, Boyer 19, Kaziyski 10, Alletti 11, Giuliani (L), De Pandis (L), Pinelli 0. N.E. Marretta, Birarelli, Sharifi. Coach. Grbic.
Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia: Zhukouski 2, Skrimov 7, Vitelli 2, Al Hachdadi 16, Barreto Silva 5, Mengozzi 7, Cappio (L), Marsili 0, Strohbach 3, Lopez 0, Presta 0. N.E. Focosi, Domagala. Coach. Bagnoli.
MVP: Boyer.

Vero Volley Monza – Bcc Castellana Grotte 3-1 (23:25, 25:15, 25:19, 26:24)
Vero Volley Monza: Orduna 0, Dzavoronok 28, Yosifov 13, Buchegger 20, Botto 2, Beretta 4, Giannotti 1, Rizzo (L), Buti 0, Galliani 5. N.E. Arasomwan, Calligaro, Plotnytskyi. Coach. Soli.
Bcc Castellana Grotte: Falaschi 3, Wlodarczyk 20, Studzinski Rodrigues 9, Zingel 14, Mirzajanpourmouziraji 11, Scopelliti 7, Pace (L), Cavaccini (L), Quartarone 0. N.E. Agrusti, Kruzhkov. Coach.
MVP: Dzavoronok.

Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora – Top Volley Latina 2-3 (25:21, 25:19, 22:25, 23:25, 15:17)
Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora: Kedzierski 3, De Barros Ferreira 20, Caneschi 6, Petkovic 31, Fey 8, Di Martino 4, Bonami (L), Marrazzo 2, Mauti (L), Bermudez 0, Esposito 0. N.E. Rawiak, Farina. Coach. Barbiero.
Top Volley Latina: Sottile 3, Palacios 11, Rossi 13, Stern T. 14, Ngapeth 9, Gitto 3, Caccioppola (L), Santucci (L), Gavenda 1, Barone 9, Parodi 13, Huang 0. N.E. Stern Z.. Coach. Tubertini.
MVP: Parodi.

Emma Villas Siena – Azimut Leo Shoes Modena 2-3 (14:25, 19:25, 29:27, 30:28, 9:15)
Emma Villas Siena: Giraudo 0, Ishikawa 16, Gladyr 16, Hernandez Ramos 22, Vedovotto 0, Cortesia 0, Caldelli (L), Giovi (L), Van De Voorde 0, Marouflakrani 1, Maruotti 2, Mattei 0, Savani 6, Spadavecchia 1. N.E. Coach. Cichello.
Azimut Leo Shoes Modena: Keemink 0, Urnaut 12, Anzani 0, Zaytsev 30, Bednorz 4, Holt 10, Pierotti (L), Rossini (L), Tillie 2, Kaliberda 11, Mazzone 11. N.E. Pinali, Van Der Ent, Lusetti. Coach. Velasco.
MVP: Zaytsev.

Itas Trentino – Consar Ravenna 3-0 (25:23, 25:17, 25:22)
Itas Trentino: Giannelli 2, Kovacevic 16, Candellaro 4, Vettori 9, Russell 13, Codarin 9, De Angelis (L), Grebennikov (L), Nelli 1, Van Garderen 1, Cavuto 0. N.E. Daldello. Coach. Lorenzetti.
Consar Ravenna: Saitta 0, Poglajen 7, Verhees 10, Rychlicki 15, Raffaelli 9, Russo 6, Marchini (L), Goi (L), Argenta 0, Di Tommaso 1. N.E. Elia, Smidl. Coach. Graziosi.
MVP: Kovacevic.

Already Played:
Cucine Lube Civitanova-Revivre Axopower Milano 3-1 (25:23, 23:25, 27:25, 25:21)
Sir Safety Conad Perugia-Kioene Padova 3-0 (25:19, 25:18, 25:22)

Standings:
1- Sir Safety Conad Perugia 63
2- Itas Trentino 60
3- Cucine Lube Civitanova 59
4- Azimut Leo Shoes Modena 47
5- Revivre Axopower Milano 45
6- Calzedonia Verona 40
7- Vero Volley Monza 36
8- Kioene Padova 35
9- Consar Ravenna 25
10- Top Volley Latina 25
11- Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora 25
12- Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia 19
13- Emma Villas Siena 15
14- BCC Castellana Grotte 10.

Next Round.
Round 24 (Round 12 of second-leg)
Saturday March, 16
Vero Volley Monza – Emma Villas Siena

Sunday March, 17
BCC Castellana Grotte – Cucine Lube Civitanova
Top Volley Latina – Calzedonia Verona
Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia – Revivre Axopower Milano
Consar Ravenna – Kioene Padova
Sir Safety Conad Perugia – Globo Banca Popolare del Frusinate Sora
Azimut Leo Shoes Modena – Itas Trentino