Boston English tops O’Bryant, 3-1, to earn Boston City Volleyball championship

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Clutching her medal, middle hitter Massiel Ramirez gleamed with a bright smile, saying, “We never lost hope. I knew we could do it.”

In an emotional roller coaster of a match, her Boston English volleyball squad defeated O’Bryant, 3-1, at Burke High School on Tuesday for the school’s fourth city championship.

“I knew it was going to be a battle. They played great defense and our girls didn’t give up and stayed at it,” said Bulldogs coach Hardy Mondesir after the 25-16, 25-12, 21-25, 25-23 win.

Middle hitter Jasmine Allen’s performance at the service line carried the Bulldogs through the final set, bringing them back from a 23-21 deficit.

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