Co-Rec Volleyball Special Spring 1996


Championship Summary
Sideout defeated Team Flight 15-13, 15-7

Game One:

Everett Moss began the match with an ace to give team Sideout a 1-0 advantage. Eric Blahut struck back for Team Flight recording the next three kills to even the score at one. The first game remained at three's until Samantha Stone took service and blew the game open to 8-3 leaving team Sideout no other choice but to use one of their time-outs. After the break team Sideout regained service and behind the serving of Michael Chase cut team Flight's lead down to 11-8. With Eric Blahut, Laura Gurley, and Kim Grant commanding the front line for team Flight, the lead grew to 13-9. Jim Blanchette went to the air for team Sideout and jump-served three aces forcing a time-out from Team Flight. Siding out became the name of the game until Stacey Orilla stepped behind the service line and gave team Sideout their first lead of the game 14-13. The last point of the game saw frantic rallying until an error on Team Flight gave team Sideout the 15-13 win.

Game Two:

Eric Blahut began the second game the same way he began the first game recording the first kill and serving Team Flight to a 2-0 lead. Kelly Clyburn served up the next 3 points for team Sideout as Everett Moss took charge in the front row recording 2 kills in a row. Cheron Lang displayed his setting skills as he mixed his way and Team Flight's way to a 5-3 lead. Service errors plagued both teams in the following rotations and after a Matthew Anavy kill the score was tied at 5-5. Unforced errors helped team Sideout to a 10-6 advantage as increasing pressure started to show on Team Flight's side of the court. Todd Ouellette took advantage of the unforced errors and ripped into Team Flight by serving the last five points of the game to give team Sideout a 15-7 win in the game and a 2-0 match decision.

Team Flight