Defending Champions N.D. Royals back in IIAAG Girls High School Volley ball Championship game.

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L-R ND Royals sophomore Austia Mendilola & Brianne L.G.

It took Head Coach Mike Rabago and Asst Coach Art Stanley’s defending champions, the ND Royals, just 3 sets, 25-18, 25-14, 25-12, to beat the GW Geckos tonight in their semifinals match down south in their home gym in Talafofo.  Leading the way for the Royals were their power front row hitters sophomore Austia Mendiola(14 kills) and senior Brianne L.G.(9 kills).  And sophomore setter Gabby Piper, who had 37 assists along with 7 serving aces.  The Royals will now face the St. John Knights in the title game, a repeat of last year’s two teams, as the Knights took down the AOL Cougars in 5 set’s tonight 21-25, 25-19, 25-13, 21-25, 15-1.  The championship game will be on Thursday Oct 11 7p.m.  Right after the consolation game between GW and AOL, which starts at 530p.m. at the UOG Calvo Field House in Mangilao.