Defeat on debut forIndeco Molfettacommitted to the very difficult field of Marigliano, one of the best accredited teams for the very high ranks of the difficult Group H. Three sets that end in a photo finish in favor of the home team. First day marked by several team errors: 26 locals against 25 red-whites (13 servers, 4 receivers and 8 attacks).
What makes the difference is the attack: Marigliano finishes the game with that 54% positivitythe Indeco with 38% despite excellent reception (68% perfect with Borghetti And Utro on the signs with 93% and 71%). Three red and white aces, all signed by Lorusso in the first half against the four of Marigliano, during Indeco wins the challenge on the wall with 7 blocks (2 for Petruzzelli) against 6 locals. Top scorer of the game Lucarelli, with 24 signatures for the game. Excellent debut for Indeco Petruzzelli which brings 19 points.
Coach Difino uses Bernardi as a director and the newcomer Petruzzelli as a diagonal player; Pair of Lorusso and Borghetti hammers, La Forgia and Tritto in the middle, Utro free. Marigliano responds with Cantarella-Lucarelli on the main diagonal, Di Santi and Montò on the sidelines, Rumiano and Ciollaro in the middle and Romano Libero.
The first point of the season for the red-whites came from Campania, Borghetti scored Molfetta’s first point (2-1), Petruzzelli fouled and the locals tried to escape: 7-3. Difino decides at 15-11, Lorusso marks the comeback thanks to three aces (20-21) and the first break in favor of the red-whites (21-23). It will be the last point for Indeco in the semifinals: Marigliano equalizes and defeats the Molfetta team, winning the first game with a score of 25-23.
Similar script in the second half, with Pisani on the pitch instead of Tritto. Marigliano immediately wins the break (6:4), Aiello replaces Borghetti at 13:10. Indeco nibbles on points (18-17), but Marigliano sends the attacks back to sender (22-20) and closes with a photo finish: 25-20.
Marigliano was more determined in the third quarter to prevent the Red and Whites from getting back into the game: immediately 9:5. At half time the Campanian team led 15:9, Indeco tried to reopen the game (21:17), Marigliano did not allow himself to be distracted and turned out to be a very difficult team: the third set ends at 25:21.
In the next game, the red and whites will observe the rest period. The next game will be against the promoted team RuffanoSunday October 22nd, still away from home.
(Source: press release)