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Campus Dodgeball League 2010 Match Day 4

RECAP for day 4 CDL 2010!

By Rasyidi Zulkifli

1. MASTERSKILL VIPERS vs UPM TUPAI KILAT

2                  MATCH SCORE               2

The day started with a match between 2 relatively new teams, with both teams playing defensively. Tupai Kilat took out the Vipers one by one from a 5v5 situation to a 3v1 situation before hitting the final Vipers player to take game 1. Game 2 started with 1 minute on the clock, and both teams ended up with 5 players on each side when the first half ended, earning a draw. Game 3 started with some good performances from Danson and Eddly from Vipers to get a 5v1 situation with Amar being the sole Tupai Kilat player left. He manages to hit 2 Vipers players including Danson to make it 3v1 before finally getting hit, giving the Vipers the equalizer. Game 4 also went in favour of Masterskill Vipers with hits turning a 4v3 situation into 4v1 before the Vipers take the game to lead 2-1. Game 5 started with very little time on the clock, and when time was up Tupai Kilat had more players on court, earning them the game and also bringing the tie to a hard fought draw.

2. UCSI DD vs SEGi AVENGERS

3                  MATCH SCORE               2

The second match turned out to be one of the most exciting games of the day. Game 1 started with Navid getting his throw caught by Jason from Avengers, before Raj Khan failed to catch and was out. Kee Chai hit Donovan, but the ball bounced up and was caught by Baljit. The situation became 5v2 in favour of Avengers, with UCSI having no male players left on court. Kristina from Devil’s Dukes manages a catch, bringing in Navid. Another catch is made by Devil’s Dukes to bring in Raj, turning the situation into 3v1 with only Jason from Avengers left. Navid got his throw caught by Jason again, and Raj Khan was hit again, making it into a 2v1 with Donovan and Jason up against Kristina. Kristina manages to catch Jason’s throw, bringing in Kee Chai, who manages to hit Donovan to hand Devil’s Dukes a hard fought 1st game. Game 2 started with Devaraj and Jason from Avengers getting their throws caught by their opponents, before Navid hits Baljit. Aymarn is then hit, leaving only Farah and Nadya left on court before Farah is hit and Nadya accidently steps over the back line while dodging, giving the Devil’s Dukes a 2-0 lead. Game 3 started with only 40 seconds left, and both teams were not taking any risks, ending the half with all 12 players on court, leading to a draw. Game 4 started with hits to Muisz, Hanief and Donovan from Avengers and Sina from Devil’s Dukes, to make it 5v3. Navid’s throw is then caught by Jason again, bringing Muisz in. Another catch from Jason brings in Hanief before Casey hits Muisz, making it 4v3 to Avengers. Casey fails to catch and is out, and Jason and Aymarn from Avenges is hit by Raj Khan and Jason Lee respectively, leading to a 2 on 2, Hanif and Deva vs Jason and Raj. Deva and Hanif is hit, handing Devil’s Dukes a 3-0 lead. Game 5 and 6 however saw the tides turn, with Avengers winning both games, with the 6th game signaling the end of the match with more players on the Avengers side, giving the Devil’s Dukes a 3-2 victory.

3. INTI HYBRIDS vs PSA EAGLES


5                  MATCH SCORE               3

The third match of the day started out with Hybrids getting 2 early hits to lead 6v4 players on court, before an Eagles player caught Jaren’s throw, making it 5v5. The Hybrids continued their attacks to make it 5v1, before Mun Wai caught a throw done by the remaining Eagles player. Game 2 saw Hybrids getting many hits to lead 6v3 before Mun Wai fails a catch, making it 5v3, with only 1 male player left in the Eagles court. Mich from Hybrids is hit, and the 2 girls from Eagles is out, leaving only Taufiq the only player left on court for the Eagles against 4 Hybrids players before he is finally hit, making it 2-0 to the Hybrids. Game 3 also went in similar fashion, with hits and catches seeing Hybrids having 5 players on court up against a single Eagles player. He manages to catch Ismael’s throw, making it 4v2, before hits from both sides makes it 3v1 before Hybrids take out the remaining player. Game 4 ended when the first half time finished, and the Eagles take the game after having more players on court. Game 5 saw the Hybrids all male team take back the initiative with many coordinated attacks, with Paul getting many hits from counter attacks for the Hybrids to take a 4-1 lead. Game 6 saw the tides turn to Eagles’ favour from a 3v3 situation to a 1v1 situation, with Taufiq from Eagles getting the final hit, giving the Eagles their 2nd game. Game 7 went back in Hybrids’ favour with catches from Boyce and Mun Wai helping them to eliminate their opponents. Game 8 saw a false start with 42 seconds left, and Eagles managed a catch. When time was up, Eagles had more players on court, giving them the game, and ending the match with a 5-3 win to the Hybrids.

4. KDU CHRONOS vs SUNWAY PHARAOHS
3                  MATCH SCORE               5

This Group A encounter between these two equally matched teams sees Pharaohs trying to take revenge on their loss against Chronos on the first match day. Game 1 saw Sunway take a 5v1 lead after many hits to Chronos, before Moon Lum getting the final hit to hand Pharaoh a 1-0 lead. Game 2 saw Chronos hit back with many hits and catches by both sides, with Chronos leading 6v4, then 5v2, before a throw by a Chronos girl is caught, seeing Rhea from Pharaoh return before she is hit and KDU take the game to equalize. Game 3 saw Pharaoh playing aggressively to lead with 6v3 on court, before the remaining Chronos players are hit, for Sunway to lead the tie 2-1. Game 4 saw Simon from Chronos catching Moon Lum’s throw for them to lead 6v5 on court when the first half time ran out, giving them the equalizer. The second half saw game 5 going to Chronos after a 5v3 lead, then 5v2, with Moon Lum being one of the last two players on the Pharaoh side. He manages to get 2 hits, making it 3v1, before Moon Lum is finally hit, giving Chronos a 3-2 lead. Game 6 saw Pharaoh turning the tides, leading 5v1 with only Simon left on the Chronos side, before his throw is caught. Game 7 and 8 also went to Pharaoh, with Pharaoh having 5 players against 2 on court at the end of the second half, giving them a 5-3 overall win.

5. TAYLOR’S HYENAS vs METROPOLITAN MAESTRO
2                  MATCH SCORE               4

The fifth match of the day saw Hyenas go up against Maestro. The first game saw Hyenas take an early lead with all 6 players up against 1 player from Maestro before taking the game. Game 2 saw Maestro attack back and reverse the situation from the first game, leading 5v1 before winning the game and equalizing. Game 3 saw Rick from Maestro, and KB Goh and Hui Xian from Hyenas getting hit early on to see Maestro in a 6v4 situation before Charlie from Maestro gets a hit to make it 4v3. Guna then catches a throw from Wei Liam, leading to 5v2, leaving only 2 girls left on the Hyenas side. Both are hit, giving Maestro the lead to make it 2-1. Game 4 also saw Maestro lead 5v1 before winning, making it 3-1. Game 5 was played with 40 seconds left on the clock, and Hyenas managed to get a hit to end the half 6v5, making it 3-2. Game 6 saw the all males half getting in on the action, with Jun Hsien and Wei Liam getting hit early on. Marcus from Maestro is hit, making it 5v3 in favour of Maestro, before Guna catches and brings Marcus back in. Xun from Hyenas is hit, making it 5v2, before KB Goh catch Guna’s throw, bringing Jun Hsien back in. In the 4v2 situation, Charlie catches KB Goh’s throw, making it 5v1 against Jun Hsien. He puts up a good fight, but a momentary lapse of concentration saw hit stepping over the back line while dodging to hand Maestro a 4-2 lead in the tie. Game 7 saw Hyenas lead 6v3, with Guna and Aamos out. Jun Hsien’s throw is then caught, making it 5v4. A few hits later it becomes 4v3 to the Hyenas, but then Wei Liam crosses the middle line to make it 3v3. It remained that way until time ran out, ending the game in a draw. Maestro wins the match 4-2.

6. CITY UC TIGERS vs KDU RONINS
3                  MATCH SCORE               3

This match is one that both teams are looking to win, since the previous encounter had resulted in a 3-3 draw. Game 1 went in the way of Tigers, after taking out 2 of the male players from Ronins, making it 6v4. The remaining male player is then taken out, leaving only the girls on court for the Ronins. They are then taken out, giving the Tigers the lead. KDU hit back in game 2, taking out all the male players from Tigers making it 3v2 before Ronins hits the remaining girls and equalize. Game 3 was also won by KDU, when time ran out and they had more players on court, giving the Ronins a 2-1 lead. Game 4 saw the second half starting, and in a 3v3 situation, Ikhwan and Ben from Ronins were hit, making it 2v1 before Tigers take the game and make it 2 games apiece. In game 5, Tigers took a 6v1 lead, then 5v1, before the remaining Ronins player makes a catch, making it 4v2, before it becomes 4v1. Afic from Tigers manages to hit the remaining Ronins player to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead. Game 6 saw Ronins lead 6v2 when time ended, giving them the game and giving them another draw against Tigers.

7. TAYLOR’S LAKESIDE STORM vs UCSI RED LEGION
2                  MATCH SCORE               3

The second last match of the day saw a battle between 2 strong teams, with the previous encounter leading to a win for Red Legion. Game 1 started defensively, with Red Legion earning the game. Game 2 saw Storm have only Frederick the only player left up against 3 players from Red Legion. Against the odds, he manages to hit each of them out and give Storm the equalizer. Game 3 started with 40 seconds left on the clock, and Red Legion were leading 6v4, before Fred gets 2 hits, and after another hit from a Storm player, it became 4v3 in favour of Storm when time ran out, giving them a 2-1 lead. Game 4 signaled the start of the second half, and it was an exciting game, with Oksilat failing to catch Frederick’s throw. Frederick also managed to catch Mamali’s throw while he was jumping. With the situation at 4v4, Benji from Red Legion is hit for the Storm to lead 4v3. Rafiq from Storm is hit to make it 3v3 before Fred fails to catch, making it 2v1 in favour of Storm. With only Ah Kean left in Red Legion’s side, he manages to hit and then catch, giving Red Legion the game and the equalizer. Game 5 was the last game of the match, and with 1 minute left, Frederick is hit, and when time was up, Red Legion had 6 players vs 4, handing Red Legion the game and the match to win 3-2.

8. SEGi BARBARIANS vs HELP HYPERBLADES
3                  MATCH SCORE               3

The last match of the day was also an exciting match, with defending champions up against Hyperblades. It started with the Barbarians getting a 2-0 lead, before Hyperblades regained their composure and managing to take out Rasyidi and Mark early on in game 3 to win. Game 4 was a closer affair with Barbarians leading 3v2 until Huda’s last minute throw was caught by Jun Kit, making it 3v2 in favour of Hyperblades just as the time went out, handing Hyperblades the equalizer. The second half started with 2 games apiece for both teams, and the Barbarians take the 5th game. Game 6 saw Cedric being the last man, catching and rescuing 2 players who were then hit out, before Cedric fails to catch, giving Hyperblades another equalizer. Game 7 ended in a 2v2 situation, with Rasyidi getting a catch before getting hit, but it wasn’t counted as time had already run out. This resulted in a draw in the game and also a match, providing an exciting end to an action packed match day.

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Match Day 3 Roundup

RECAP for Day 3 CDL 2010!

By Rasyidi Zulkifli

1. UCSI DD vs CITY UC TIGERS

6                  MATCH SCORE               1

The first match of Campus Dodgeball League 2010 Day 3 was between UCSI Devil’s Dukes and City UC Tigers. The first game went to the Devil’s Dukes after they got many hits and catches, finishing the game with a full set of players on court. The second game went similarly, after a cannon at the start by Casey forced a fumble from a female Tiger. Afic was the last man standing from his team in this game, but his resistance finally ended after he was hit by Casey. Game three saw a change of fortunes, when Navid’s hand slipped when he went forward to throw, dropping the ball. Exposed, he was hit from a point blank throw to the head. Sina was taken out after a shot hit his foot, and Casey followed. With all the male players from Devil’s Dukes out, the girls were taken out one by one to hand Tigers their first game of the day. Game four started with cannons from both sides, but Casey was hit by the cannon. Navid managed to get a hit and a catch to bring Casey back in, but Navid was then hit. Sina managed to get a catch, bringing Navid back in. Sina got his throw caught afterwards before time ran out. With more players on the Devil’s Dukes side at the end of the half, they take the game to lead 3-1. Game five marks the start of the second half, and coordinated attacks and many catches gave the game to Devil’s Dukes. Game six also went similarly, with Devil’s Duke winning with 5 players on court. Game seven was a more chaotic affair with time running out. Both teams played aggressively, but in the end Devil’s Dukes had 3 players on court versus 2 on the Tigers’ side. Devil’s Dukes wins the game to a 6-1 victory.

2. METROPOLITAN MAESTRO vs MASTERSKILL VIPERS

4                  MATCH SCORE               2

Game 1 of the 2nd match of the day between Maestro and Vipers went in a defensive manner, with most of the hits coming from counter attacks. Vipers were left with only 3 players, with only Danson the only male player on court on their side. Danson and a Viper girl managed to get a hit, taking out Guna and Charlie, leaving it at 3v3, with 1 guy from each team left on the court. Danson hits the remaining Maestro players one by one to win the first game. Game 2 was a closer affair, with Danson getting many successful hits for the Vipers to lead 4v3 on court. Guna from Maestro manages to catch, leading to a 3v2 situation in favour of Maestro before Danson fails a catch and is out. Maestro hits the remaining Vipers to win game two to bring the tie to 1 game each. In the third game, Maestro coordinated their attacks and manages to hit Danson early on. When time ran out the Maestro had 5 players on court versus 3, with only 1 male player from the Vipers. The second half starts and game 4 is an all male affair with both teams playing defensively, with most of the hits coming from counter attacks. Maestro managed to take out almost all of the Vipers with counter attacks to win the game and take a 3-1 lead. Game 5 also went to the Maestro, with many catches and coordinated attacks taking out the Vipers. Game 6 was won by the Vipers when they had more players on court when time ran out, to give the Maestro a 4-2 win over the Vipers.

3. HELP HYPERBLADES vs SUNWAY PHARAOHS

7                  MATCH SCORE               3

This group A match started out with many hits from Jun Kit and VK to hand the first game to the Hyperblades in 50 seconds. Game 2 went similarly, with many hits from VK, Jun Kit and Vinod, and a catch from Vinod, to hand the Hyperblades a 2-0 lead with 8 minutes left in the first half. Game 3 and 4 also went to the Hyperblades in a similar manner. Game 5 saw the Pharaohs managing to take out all the Hyperblade male players, and a tactical decision was made to have the Hyperblade girls to step out of the court to hand the Pharaohs their first game. Game 6 went back in Hyperblades’ favour, for them to lead 5-1. Game 7 ended with 5 players on Hyperblades team on court against 4 for the Pharaohs when time ran out, for Hyperblades to lead 6-1. In the all males half, the Hyperblades continued their hard hitting ways to take out the Pharaohs to hand them game 8. Game 9 was an exciting game, with a 1v5 situation and only one Pharaohs player left. He manages a catch to bring in a team mate, and another catch is made to even it out at 3v3. They then manage to take out the Hyperblades to win their 2nd game. Game 10 also went the Pharaohs’ way when the time ran out and they had more players on court. The Hyperblades win the tie 7-3.

4. TAYLOR’S LAKESIDE STORM vs PSA EAGLES

6                  MATCH SCORE               1

Game 1 of the 4th match went in Storm’s favour, with their coordinated attacks taking out their opponents 1 by 1, and Frederick doing a kamikaze attack to take out the final Eagles player. Game 2 and 3 also saw the Storm continuing their dominance over the relatively new Eagles team. Game 4 ended when time ran out with more players on the Storm side to see Storm leading 4-0 heading into the 2nd half. Game 5 and 6 went in similar fashion, with Storm storming to a 6-0 lead. Game 7 was a more closely fought affair, when in a 3v3 situation, the Eagles managing 2 catches to see them lead 4v2. Afterwards, it became 3v1, with only Rafiq left on the Storm side. He manages a catch to bring it to 2v2. Rafiq is then hit, leaving it at 2v1 before the Eagles hit the remaining Storm player to win their first game with 10 seconds left on the clock. Game 8 started with only 10 seconds left, and when time was up both teams had a full set of players to end the game in a draw, handing the victory to Storm with a 6-1 win.

5. KDU RONINS vs SEGI AVENGERS

7                 MATCH SCORE               0

This match was between 2 teams that were in the 2009 Campus Dodgeball League, with Avengers consisting mostly of new players. Game 1 went to the Avengers with the Avengers playing in a much more controlled manner compared to their previous matches against Devil’s Dukes and Tigers, and they managed to reduce their risk taking, taking out the Ronins 1 by 1. Game 2 was a closer affair, with a 3v3 situation with only the girls left on court. Farah from Avengers managed 2 catches to bring in 2 male Avengers, to lead 4v1. Don manages to hit the remaining Ronin girl to hand the Avengers a 2-0 lead. Game 3 also reached a 3v3 affair, with Don the only male player left on court. He then proceeds to hit the remaining Ronin girls to win the game. Game 4 was the last game of the first half, and Ikhwan from Ronins was taken out early on, and Muiz from Avengers getting a catch. It was then 6v3, advantage Avengers, with only the girls from Ronins left. Time then ran out when it was 6v2, to hand Avengers the game to lead 4-0. Game 5 and 6 also went in Avengers’ favour, with their coordinated attacks and counter attacks taking out the Ronins 1 by 1. Game 7 finished with 6v5 players on court at the end of the time, with Avengers having more players, to hand them a 7-0 victory, their first of this Campus Dodgeball League campaign.

6. TAYLOR’S HYENAS vs UPM TUPAI KILAT

3                  MATCH SCORE               1

In match 6 of the day, the experienced team of Taylor’s Hyenas was up against the new team of UPM Tupai Kilat. The first game went in favour of Tupai Kilat after they managed to take out all of the male Hyenas, to lead 6v2. They then took out a Hyena girl, leaving Pua Sze. She then stepped out to avoid wasting time, handing Tupai Kilat the game. Game 2 saw fortunes turning in favour of Hyenas, with both teams playing defensively, and time ran out in the first half. The Hyenas had more players on court, gifting them the game and equalizing the match at 1 game apiece. The second half was also an exciting affair, with Tupai Kilat racing to a 5v2 lead, before Jin from Hyenas getting a catch to make it 4v3. Amar from Tupai Kilat is then hit while holding two balls, making it 3v2. The Hyenas managed to survive and take out the remaining Tupai Kilat players to hand Hyenas game 3 and a 2-1 lead. Game for also went in Hyenas’ favour, after they had 4 players on court versus 1 player when time was up. Hyenas take the match 3-1.

7. SEGI BARBARIANS vs KDU CHRONOS

8                  MATCH SCORE               0

The second last match of the day was between the Barbarians and Chronos. Barbarians raced to a 3-0 lead with many catches and hits from Mark and Jing, with the first 2 games won with a full set of players on court. Game 4 started with 19 seconds left in the first half, with Jing managing to get a hit, handing Barbarians the game by having 6 players versus 5 players on court. The second half was also won by the Barbarians in similar fashion, with many catches from Rasyidi and Cedric, and hits from John, Mark, Jing and Nadzmi. The match ended with the Barbarians winning 8-0 over the KDU Chronos, to extend their winning streak to 3 games.

8. UCSI RED LEGION vs INTI HYBRIDS

2                  MATCH SCORE               3

Inti Hybrids and Red Legion faced off in the last match of the day, and both teams are vying for a place at the top of their group. Game 1 went to the Hybrids in a very defensive start for both teams, with most of the outs coming from catches by the Hybrids. Game 2 was a hard fought battle, with Red Legion leading 6v3 players on court, before Ismael and Chew Lian made catches, to turn the game into a 5v3 with Hybrids in the lead and no male players left in the Red Legion side. Time ran out with Hybrids leading the number of players on cour 5v1, handing them a 2-0 lead. Game 3 marks the start of the second half, and the defensive play continued and most hits coming from counters and catches, with the game going to Hybrids for a 3-0 lead. Game 4 however went to Red Legion with a lot of catches from their side to take out their opponents. Game 5 also went to Red Legion, and in a chaotic final 30 seconds, Red Legion managed to have more players on the court when the time ran out, handing them their second game. Inti Hybrids take the match 3-2.