K. Shoji, Averill help U.S. rally past Japan; Ah Mow-Santos on TV Friday

Ah Mow-Santos on Living 808 on KHON with John Veneri at 4 p.m. and The CW at 9 p.m.

Also today, Down 2-0 to Japan, the U.S. Men’s National Team brought in Ben Patch, Kawika Shoji, Thomas Jaeschke and Taylor Averill to right the ship and went on to win, 23-25, 13-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-10 on Friday in Goiânia, Brazil.

The U.S. Men improve to 4-0 in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League while Japan falls to 2-2. The United States will play Korea on Saturday at 7:10 a.m. PT. The FIVB has chosen FloVolleyball.tv to live stream the matches.
The U.S. Men, who have not lost a match to Japan since 1993, led Japan in kills (52-50), blocks (13-4) and aces (6-1).
Starting setter was Micah Christenson. In 3 sets, Averill had an ace, a block and 5 kills.
Patch finished with 14 kills.


  1. diamonds808 June 1, 2018 3:11 pm

    good to see our local boys and former Bows doing well!

  2. Warriorfan June 1, 2018 3:27 pm

    Averill has been playing well really hooe he makes the tokyo team.

  3. Cindy Luis June 1, 2018 3:47 pm

    Update from previous thread
    Pepperdine match is at 6 p.m. in Malibu

  4. Cindy Luis June 2, 2018 5:45 pm

    new thread up for Saturday

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