On Wednesday night and in a match that went to five games, the MAS Guardians volleyball team lost to a local team, All Relative.
The Guardians and All Relative stayed within 3 points of each other for all of the first game, ending with a final score of 23-25. The Guardians were supported by several powerful serves by Huong Dinh.
In the second game, the Guardians took a greater lead right away. They earned point 21 through an outstanding block by Stephen Cieslak.
In closest game of the night, the score for the third game went from 24-24 to 25-25 to 26-26 until All Relative won 26-27. The third game also had one of the longest rallies of the night in which a new Guardians player, Justin Ryan, made several key passes.
The fourth game ended 23-23, and the fifth at 11-15.
The Guardians fans, in addition to the Vatican flag that they bring to every sporting event, added a snare drum to their cheers and shouts.