Set #1 – Stunner 25, Ramblers 13
Stunners take an eerily 4-0 lead with a kill, block point, net and another kill. An ace extends the Stunner lead to 6-1. After several side-outs stunners make another run with more kills and add more points to their lead 12-4. Two Stunner blocks made it a 14-5. Ramblers call a time out, then side-out to 14-6. Stunners increase their lead to 16-7. Ramblers earn a point on their serve and deficit is now 7 points, 17-10. But Stunners continue on their tear and 4 consecutive points, the last on a block point for a 21-11 lead. Ramblers call their second time out, side out and score another point on a kill to 21-13. Stunners start another short run to take a 24-13 lead and then close the set with a kill by Nick West.
Stunners – 2 Aces, 12 Kills, 3 Block Points and 8 Opponent Errors; 92% Reception and 71% Hitting.
Ramblers – 1 Ace, 7 Kills, and 5 Opponent Errors; 85% Reception and 33% Hitting.
Set #2 – Stunners 25, Ramblers 17
Stunners started with another run of 3 points that forced the Ramblers to play from behind again. At 5-2 Nick Amado continued his dominance at the net with back to back blocks to extend the lead to 7-2. The Ramblers fought back with two kills and cut the lead to 7-4. But the Stunners rally back with a Rambler hitting error and kill for 9-4. Ramblers counter with a block point to 9-5. A Rambler service error, followed by a monster Stunner kill and ace gives the Stunners a 12-6 lead. Ramblers counter and fight back with some digs, kills and two Stunners hitting errors to 13-10. But the Stunners counter punch with a great dig, a kill and block point for a five point lead to 15-10. Each team sides out to 17-12. Then the Stunners earn two more points on their serves with another block point and net error by the Ramblers to take a commanding 19-12 lead. The 7 point lead continued to 21-14. The Ramblers had a short 2 point run to cut the lead to 21-16. At 23-17 a Stunner kill set up set point. The next Stunner served led to a Rambler hitting error. And the Stunners won 25- 16.
Stunners – 2 Aces, 12 Kills, 3 Block Points and 8 Opponent Errors; 100% Reception and 67% Hitting.
Ramblers – 2 Ace, 7 Kills, and 1 Block Point and 7 Opponent Errors; 85% Reception and 33% Hitting.
Set #3 – Stunners 25, Ramblers 23
Stunners begin the set with a kill off the block. But this time the Ramblers side out with a kill to a 1-1 tie. Stunners score a point on a block point and stretch their lead to 4–2. Both teams continued to side-out until another Stunner run on two kills to an 8-5 lead.Two hitting errors by the Stunners helped the Ramblers cut the lead to 9-7.
A Stunner service error and Rambler block point tied the game for the Ramblers at 10-10. Then a huge block gave the Ramblers their first lead of the set and match to 11-10. A Ramblers’ hitting error tied it at 11-11. A Stunner block and kill gave them a 15-13 lead. Ramblers call a time out. Stunner back to back aces, the last on a net ace, increases the lead to 18-14. A quick set on 2 by the Stunner Libero Francis led to a kill and 21-17 lead. The Ramblers rallied to cut the lead to 24-23 with a combination of kills and hitting error by the Stunner. But their attempt for a tie fell short on a hitting error that gave the Stunners the set and match point.
Stunners – 2 Aces, 14 Kills, 1 Block Points and 8 Opponent Errors; 95% Reception and 41% Hitting.
Ramblers – 9 Kills, 2 Block Points and 11 Opponent Errors; 83% Reception and 38% Hitting.