Grown-up volleyball was a hit this late spring in St. John the Baptist Parish. The game was offered interestingly through the Parks and Recreation Department, and six groups fabricated fellowship on the court as they combat it out every Monday and Wednesday night in the REGALA exercise room.
Group Throwbacks arrived on top in a title round against the Aces on July 21. The triumphant group included Jarranisha Allen, Jessica Scioneaux, Kalah Jones, Ty Greenup, Kristin Wilson, Chardae Berthelot and Melinda Perrilloux.
While “legacy” signifies a call to a previous time, these young ladies were the most youthful and generally vivacious on the court. Their athletic ability was clear, by their undefeated record, yet in addition by the way that the greater part of the group has gotten school volleyball grants.
Different groups contending in the grown-up volleyball class were the SJSO Blue Thunder, St. John, NeauxLA1 and NeauxLA2.
Groups have contended since the second seven day stretch of June, and this week denoted the start of the end of the season games with a solitary end section. Moving into the end of the season games, the standings were as per the following: 1-Throwbacks (8-0), 2-Aces (6-2), 3-SJSO Blue Thunder (5-3), 4-NeauxLa 2 (4-4), 5-NeauxLa 1 (2-6) and 6-St. John (0-8).
The grown-up volleyball association saw interest from some open authorities, including Sheriff Mike Tregre and Assessor Lucien Gauff III
Gauff was appreciative for the chance to join individuals from the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office in Team Blue Thunder.
“I need to keep on supporting St. John amusement. I think Mr. Mike Sanders has worked effectively in the exercises that he has brought and is bringing to our ward,” Gauff said. “It has been cutthroat. No doubt, we need to win since we are contenders, yet it’s for the most part about fellowship and being important for a group movement. It assembles character.”
Det. Lt. Basil Trepagnier of the SJSO Blue Thunder said the volleyball season has been courageous without a doubt.
“We are now and again playing individuals multiple times more youthful than us,” he said adding the Throwbacks were a particularly aggressive adversary.
The Blue Thunder confronted the privately based St. John group in the end of the season games early this week. Individuals from the St. John group said grown-up volleyball was an approach to have a good time and get into shape.
Colleague Latasha Ellis, who played volleyball in secondary school for East St. John, said she has been looking for freedoms to play sporting volleyball. She was glad to see it at long last come to St. John.
Grown-up volleyball is one of a few projects that Parish President Jaclyn Hotard and Parks and Recreation Director Mike Sanders have acquainted with extend sporting freedoms for occupants, all things considered.
Other grown-up programs incorporate ball, softball, banner football, water vigorous exercise, line moving, yoga and craftsmanship.
“The main ever grown-up volleyball season was an extraordinary achievement,” Hotard said. “My organization will keep carrying quality projects to St. John.”