Tomorrow the volleyball Nationals begin and teams from all over the country will be coming to the city to participate. Saint Catherine's Academy and Ladyville Technical High School are the Belize District female and male champs and to hype up the games, a motorcade was held today. 7news was there to talk to the champs before the games begin.
Salome Tillet, Principal of SCA
"They are excited but they also know that all the teams are good teams are there. The competition will be stiff so they know they have to bring their A game because every other team coming wants the championship too."
"They also have been working really hard. They enjoy volleyball it is fun for them."
Allyana Musa, SCA Team Member/ Belize District Champions
"We are all excited about it not nervous but we will just play hard and do our best. We train like all year round for this so I feel we are prepared."
Kelsey Balderamos, Team SCA Coach
"The competition in the districts has defiantly improved over past couple of years so we are definitely looking out for that but we are pretty confident that we can continue the streak we are going for win number 9 and I think we can do it won't be easy there will be some nice games that we are going to play but I think we have practiced enough and we are ready."
"This year makes 24 years that we have won the Central Division and if we win this it will make 9 so we have 8 winning streaks so far."
Jalen Manzanero, Ladyville Technical High school Team Member/Belize District Male Champions
"We are a little bit nervous but we have confidence in our team."
Sahar Vasquez, reporter
"You have to beat which team to play in the Nationals?"
"We played SJC. We played them three times best of three. The games went to 5 sets but they were good games."
"Has this school ever won Nationals before?"
"Yes in 2011 we won and they placed third in the Nationals last year. Hopefully, we could place first in the Nationals this time."
The volleyball Nationals will be held at the Belize Elementary gymnasium on Friday and Saturday. The public is encouraged to go out and take in the games.