Cypress boys volleyball makes rousing comeback to defeat Kennedy in Empire showdown

CYPRESS – – Originating from behind to defeat a previously undefeated organization rival made triumph that much sweeter for the Cypress children beach ball team Thursday.

The Centurions dropped the first 2 sets however took place to win the next 3 for a 25-27, 23-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-9 success over Kennedy, which was undefeated in Realm League play entering into the match.

Cypress (14-3, 8-1) is currently in first area in the Empire Organization, a half-game ahead of Kennedy (26-3, 7-1), which is placed No. 10 in CIF-SS Department 3.

The Centurions play their final organization suit versus Crean Lutheran (2-18, 2-7) at house on Tuesday, April 23, while the Combating Irish play host to Tustin on Monday, April 22 and also Pacifica on Tuesday, April 23.

The Tillers (22-8, 5-3) are in third place as well as lost in five sets to the Battling Irish in their very first meeting. Cypress beat Crean Lutheran in 4 collections in their initial conference on April 4.

“The distinction for us was remaining aggressive,” Cypress instructor Alex Griffiths stated. “I believe in the first 2 collections, we allowed them play us as well as you can’t do that. When you do that, you are constantly a step behind.”

The score in the very first video game was 24-24 and also after that 25-25, when Yuto Murase scored on back-to-back kills to win it for the Combating Irish.

In the second game, Cypress was in advance 19-16 when Kennedy took place a 5-1 go to pull in advance for great.

Once more, it was Murase scoring the winning point, this time around catching the Centurions with a soft roll shot.

Travis Degener and also London Tobias took control for Cypress in the 3rd video game, with Tobias racking up on 5 eliminates and also a block as well as Degener racking up the last three factors on 3 consecutive kills.

Kennedy led 19-16 in the fourth video game prior to Cypress went on a 9-3 run to win the game and also connect the match.

The Centurions were likewise behind very early in the 5th video game when Cypress returned with an 8-1 run to take an 8-4 lead.

Kennedy got within two points, however couldn’t obtain any type of closer.

“I told them every single set was going to be extremely, extremely limited,” Kennedy coach Travis Warner stated. “We simply couldn’t draw it out. It’s always an excellent suit against them. We simply hope pull one out on Monday as well as Tuesday and also connect them for the league championship.”

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