Brian Betsold, John Kwan, Gregory Longo, Christopher Morrissey,
Mo's Driving defeated God's Gift to Women 1, 14-20, 20-13, 20-9
Defending champion Mo's Driving squared off against God's
Gift to Women 1 in the final game of the wallyball.
tournament, the two teams met during the regular season, with
Mo's Driving handing God's Gift to Women 1 their only loss of
the season, God's Gift to Women 1 had reason to be optimistic,
however, as they took the defending champs to a third game in
their regular season match-up before falling 20-14, 13-20, 9-20.
Mo's Driving earned a bye into the semifinals after finishing the
regular season with a perfect 4-0 record. A three-game win over
God's Gift to Women 2 sent Mo's to the final. On the other side
of the net, God's Gift to Women 1 had two quick wins over Axis
of Evil and The Dominashe to advance to the final. After trading
points to start the match, Mo's Driving went on a big run to take
a 13-4 lead in the first game. Mo's Driving was
able to take advantage of their height by spiking
and tipping at the net. Mo's took the first game
by a score of 20-8.
A pair of long spikes by
Mo's Driving's Chris Morrissey gave God's Gift
to Women 1 a sign of life to start off the second
game. Their momentum was short-lived, however, as Morrissey began to find the floor with his
spikes. A combination of Mo's Driving's solid
play and untimely mistakes by God's Gift to Women 1 gave
Mo's Driving a commanding 17-9 lead in the second game. A
well-placed drop shot at the net by Brian Betsold gave his team
the 20-13 win in the game and their second consecutive wallyball championship.