It must have been a very special evening for Ruben Schott. The outside attacker, who only returned to the volleys this season, won the first trophy with the Berliners at the Supercup on Saturday evening. The only national title that the 27-year-old was missing. In Schwerin, the volleys defeated the United Volleys Frankfurt sovereignly with 3: 0 (25:28; 25:19; 25:20) and got the handle pot. Previously, the women of the Dresdner SC had won after a tense match in the tie-break against SC Palmberg Schwerin.
Right in the first sentence everything seemed to be just right on the Berlin side: Libero Santiago Danani, who is new to the volleys, as in the assumption of several special rescue operations and also Schott on future attacks. Cody Kessel entered the field beaming with joy and motivated the whole team with his brilliant mood until Schott closed the set with a seven point lead.
In the second set, the Frankfurters did not allow the volleys to break away again early, but they did not manage to maintain the level. The Berliners awarded important points due to service errors, but they reserved the game. Especially player Sergey Grankin is happy about his world-class level proof and conjured up breathtaking passes, which Ben Patch sunk seemingly effortlessly from an impressive height in the opposing field. The Berliners steadily expanded their point lead and celebrate Grankin loudly for his versatile pass. Accompanied by a standing ovation and the thunderous applause of the orange block, Patch finally closes the sentence at 25:19.
In the last set, the Frankfurters initially found it difficult to cope with the Berlin pace, but they equalized 4: 4 with a three-man block against Patch. Thanks to the former BR Volleys player Robin Bagdadhy, Frankfurt was able to win a long game change. But after an ace from Kessel (15:13), the Berliner is picking up speed again. Schott played skillfully in the gap between the opponents and scored at 19:16. Grankin finally turned the match point with one attack. “For me it is the national title that is still missing. I’m really happy, “said Schott after the award ceremony,” it’s not always easy to find your way into one season, especially as a new team. I think we did a really good job. ”“ Tactically, we were very well adjusted to the team. ”He is looking forward to the rest of the season with his new team. “I just want to play with the others.”