Old Guns stop Set for Life

Broome Advertiser - - Sport - Carly Laden

A tight con­test saw the Old Guns prove tri­umphant with a 2-1 vic­tory over Set for Life in round 11 of com­pe­ti­tion.

It was an even start to the match with Set for Life notch­ing an early lead with the Old Guns close be­hind.

With plenty of hard hits and con­sis­tent serv­ing, Old Guns were able to take over although Set for Life were not giv­ing up with­out a fight.

Pass­ing in­ac­cu­ra­cies soon be­gan to cost both teams pre­cious points but the Old Guns would hold on to win the first set 25-23.

In the sec­ond set, there were some great ral­lies early on, rais­ing the stan­dard of the match.

Although Old Guns had the early lead, Set for Life were able to come back and take over.

Old Guns be­gan to show signs of frus­tra­tion late in the set as Set for Life ex­tended their lead to win 2521.

The fi­nal set saw an in­tense show­down be­tween the teams with more great ral­lies leav­ing spec­ta­tors in awe.

In an in­cred­i­bly even con­test, the teams were con­stantly swap­ping points.

How­ever, as Old Guns be­gan to build a lead, Set for Life be­gan to let frus­tra­tions get the bet­ter of them.

In the end, Old Guns held on to win the fi­nal set and the match 2520.

Else­where, Avengers de­feated Safe Sets 3-0, Sandy Bad­gers beat Vol­ley-brawlers 2-1, Al­ter­na­tive Pan­cakes beat Beta Block­ers 2-1 and Is­lan­ders de­feated Vol­ley­ball is Life 3-0.

Pic­ture: Carly Laden

Old Guns' Troy Dahlstrom dives for the ball.

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