Raukeles sniped down

first_imgThey called a timeout to try to stop Snipers’ momentum.It didn’t work.They tried again.Nothing, it seemed, was going to work, late in the fourth set against a suddenly surging Snipers.The well-developed skills exhibited by the Raukele women vanished when the Snipers fired the ball with powerful spikes, bypassing heavy blocks set up by Raukeles.Snipers won a thriller of three sets to one, 22-25, Raukele won the second set 23-25, before Snipers hit back to finish off the last two sets 19-25 and 18-25.Snipers now are set to play the finals, awaiting the second elimination to be played this afternoon.The semifinals for the competition will run through today, completing a few round games and eliminations next week before the grand final for all divisions.last_img read more