Iraklis Thessalonikis is leading the championship after the fourth round games. Panathinaikos who did not succeed to win in Lamia is having big problems.
The same day EAPatron took an early lead in the battle for survival after downing Aris 2-3 in Thessaloniki (25-19, 25-21, 16-25, 21-25, 11-15). Aris team had already lost three times in tie break in Thessaloniki. EAPatron led by Anastasios Aspiotis and Andrew Pink for a second match in a row.
On Sunday game PAOK easily won 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-22) over Kalamaria with the diagonal Apostolos Armenakis scoring 18 points. This was the second win for PAOK this season.
Best action of third round games
Lamia won 3-1 (25-15, 19-25, 28-26, 25-20) over Panathinaikos on Saturday. Petar Curovic and Xatziiliadis were the stars of the local team. Panathinaikos showed that those who said the Greens will struggle to stay up may have been right.
The tightest of all games was that between Pamvohaikos and Kifisia, which ended 3-2 in the Peloponnesian's favour (20-25, 25-15, 25-18, 24-26, 15-7).
Iraklis is leading the championship after his fifth win in a row. Playing smart in Thessaloniki did not found difficulties to win 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-16) over Ethnikos Alexandroupolis. Kostas Xristofidelis and Giorgos Tzioumakas had both scored 14 points for home team.
Standings (after four games): Iraklis 11, Pamvohaikos 10, Olympiakos 10, Finikas Syrou 9, PAOK 6, Aris 6, Kifisia 5, Lamia 5 , EAPatron 4, Panathinaikos 1 and Apollon Kalamarias 0.