Pilipa'a Volleyball

Pilipa’a Boys – Austin Game Day 3

Pilpa’a’s suffered a disappointing 0-3 record on Sunday as inconsistent play plagued them throughout the day. At times, they boys looked unstoppable even though they were matched up with larger teams in each of their matches.

Pilipa’a began the day facing with a 3-game loss (25-17, 15-25, 15-12) against undefeated Legacy 18-1.  Pilipa’a started slowly and numerous errors proved costly in game one.  The boys looked like a different team in the second game.  They came out serving tough, digging balls, passing well and running their quick offense.  They controlled the game  from start to finish forcing a third game.

In the third and deciding game, Pilipa’a exchanged points with Legacy through most of the match, however they came up short losing the game 15-12 and the match.

Pilipa’a continued pool play against Matchpoint in a must-win match to stay in the hunt for the gold .  Pilipa’a’s goal of a second gold medal was dashed with a 25-22, 25-23 loss.  Pilipa’a played much stronger in the first game than they had in previous matches, however they had trouble stopping Matchpoint’s big middle attackers.  Pilipa’a’s loss would drop them out of contention for the overall championship and would place them in the silver bracket on Monday.

Pilipa’a’s lost their last match of the day to Cincy Classics 25-23, 25-18.

Pilipa’a will face Kuikahi of Honolulu in the quarterfinals of the silver bracket Monday morning.

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