Pamela Diaz led a strong Rams serving game in the win over English. (Item File Photo)

Classical serves itself a tournament bid

LYNN — The Classical volleyball team needed a win in Tuesday's match to clinch a spot in the state tournament. Standing in Classical's way was a pesky English team that was looking to play spoiler.

The Bulldogs were puzzled by Classical's stout serving game, which led the Rams to a 3-0 straight-set win at home.

"What I've seen happen time and time again to our team, as wonderful as we are, is we tend to get rattled by a really strong server," English coach Mike Haddad said. "We start losing five, six, points in a row and it's tough to bounce back from th…

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