The #8 Eagles will make their second in-a-row appearance at the OSAA State Championships after beating the OES Aardvarks in a high-tension match on Saturday night (25-23, 21-25, 25-23, 27-25). Drawing another spectacular crowd, the Eagles came with determination to claim victor over their long-time rivals, securing 12 aces, 35 kills and 6 blocks for a total of 53 earned points on the night. The heated match (some moments much more than others) came down to serve receive as both teams had highly impressive precision and power servers (Aardvarks scoring 11 aces), and became a contest of who could convert the servers assault into a playable ball. In the end the Eagles triumphed with an extremely narrow (+2) margin and continue their run to LCC.
The Eagles next re-visit the Cardinals' nest for 2nd place titles in the L & C Conference and a chance to move up in the state rankings. Come help cheer your Eagles on, Monday, Novemeber 1st, at 7:00 p.m. at Corbett!
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