The Ateneo de Davao University all-girls volleyball team conquered three consecutive sets against the players of the University of the Immaculate Conception for Davao Association of Catholic Schools’ (DACS) batch eight volleyball match last Sunday, August 25, at the Father Martinez Sports Center.
The first set ended with ADDU leading over UIC with 25-10.
Determined to grab the second set, both teams had numerous instances of scores getting equal and one team prevailing over the other.
When UIC was already on the lead with 21-20, ADDU called for a time out.
The match became even more intense when both teams reached a 22 all score.
ADDU eventually gained two more scores, forcing UIC to have a time out.
Not wanting to let go the close chance of winning the second set, UIC scored 23 against ADDU’s 24.
But the leading team succeeded in grabbing the second set. It ended with 23-25 and ADDU leading.
The continuing close fight was reflected on the scores in the third set. Both teams wanted to take the lead, tying on several occasions on each of the teams first 9 points.
ADDU took the lead starting from 10-9 against UIC and was already 5 points ahead before UIC scored for their 10th point.
Though UIC gained three more points before ADDU increased their score by another point, the differences remained in favor of ADDU.
The close fight between the two teams ended with ADDU garnering 25 points against UIC’s 21 points, thereby winning the third set and the match.
The said match is part of the continuing celebration of DACS Sports fest where ten Catholic schools send participants to compete in different sports activities.
These include participants from Assumption College of Davao, Ateneo de Davao University, Gabriel Taborin College of Davao, Holy Cross of Calinan, Holy Cross of Davao College, John Paul College II of Davao, Philippine Women’s College, San Pedro College, Saint Peter College of Toril and University of Immaculate Conception.