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GCA Eagles 1 keep winning streak

THE Grace Christian Academy Eagles 1 continued to dominate the 2018 Commonwealth Coalition of Private School Sports Association Private School Volleyball League as they earned seventh straight win over Saipan Community School 25-13, 25-8 last Wednesday at the SCS court.

The GCA Eagles 1 showed superiority as their serving skills were too much to handle.

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Hye Jun Elliot hits an overhead spike serve during last Wednesday’s game of the 2018 CCOPSA Private School Volleyball League at Saipan Community School court.  Photo by James F. Sablan Jr.

Katriel Saures and Elliot were racking up the points from just the serving line alone thanks to their under head and overhead attacks leaving SCS in the dust for a near 10 point lead.

SCS’ only answer was defense keeping the ball alive for as long as they could causing the Eagles to cause a few errors.

However the Eagles kept control of the game using three-touch strategy every chance they had to get a few spikes for a 25-13 lead in the first set.

More of the same was seen in the following set as the Eagles took command in the game.

Kean Pajarillaga shared the spotlight as his overhead serves could not be kept afloat leaving SCS nearly scoreless 14-2.

SCS had a break earning a few points off hard work but could not maintain efficiency on the defensive end ending in errors. It did not take long until GCA regained momentum where they finished off SCS in a dominant end 25-8.

Agape Christian School 1 retained the second place after pulling a huge comeback against Saipan International School to earn their fifth victory.

The SIS Geckos seemed to be on the right track as they took the first set 25-16. But as soon as SIS lowered their guard ACS struck back denying their second loss 25-22 forcing the final third set.

Both teams went head to head keeping a close game but it was ACS that pulled through winning by two, 16-14.