On April 15, the Port City Royals of Oswego County played against the Cortland Saints.
Played at the Royal’s gym, the game was exciting and full of quick maneuvers and excellent saves.
The Royals beat Cortland soundly earlier this season and anticipated a similar outcome at this game.
To the Royals’ surprise, Cortland came with an unanticipated energy and determination.
In first set, Royals served first but quickly found their opponents ready for the ball and a closely matched game ensued.
The first set ended with the score 25-23 Royals.
The second set the Royals played more intensely and won 25-16.
Royals Mark Winheld made the winning point with a simple tap over.
Set number three was close again and ended with the same score as set one, 25-23 Royals.
Although it was harder than they anticipated, it was a great game for the Royals.