Personal Essay: Making History

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Making history Winning this tournament meant everything for our team, I would had never imagined that we were capable of achieving such a goal. In 2014 the annual volleyball competition of Bilingual schools took place at “Escuela Internacional Sampedrana" in San Pedro Sula, Cortes. Our school took teams to compete in four categories in Pre Juvenile girls, Pre Juvenile boys, INFA girls and INFA boys which was my category. Our team had gone under a harsh training, but not only had us, all teams gone through the same. That year we had strong teams in all categories, but everyone was betting on the pre juvenile boys’ team. Our trainer said he believed in the capacity of all our teams, but everyone knew he was expecting for the pre juvenile boys to win the tournament. We stayed at the hotel "Primavera" which was everything I contemplated not only because of the place itself but because of the magnificent experiences I lived with my teammates. The first day our school went to one of the greatest ignauration I had ever witness, …show more content…
Giovanni showed up and gave us a small speech that I will never forget, for the first time he didn't complain or scream as usually, actually he made us feel like a family. After the speech, our team went to the court and started the warm up exercises. As the match initiated, people started cheering both teams, you could feel the pressure in the air. I felt like my heart was getting out of my chest as we scored each point. After 40 minutes of breathtaking match, "EIS" had won 1 set and us 2; the fourth set was going to decide each team destiny. The game was, "Holy Spirit" 24-18 "EIS", we were just one point from becoming the ABSH champions. I will never forget the moment Mark scored what became the winning point for our team; you could barely see the ball because of how fast Mark had hit it. When the referee blew the whistle, we realized that the match had ended and we had won the

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