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There are two scoring methods used for volleyball.

The first is known as sideout


scoring, which basically means the only team that can score is the team that is
serving. If the non-serving team hits the ball in the opponents' court or their
opponents make an error, they earn the right to serve only. With rally scoring, either
team can score regardless of who the serving team is. Games typically must be won
by a minimum of two points with both scoring systems.
Rally Scoring
With rally scoring, teams score a point when the other team fails to return the ball
over the net, hits the ball out of bounds, commits an infraction or makes a service
error.
Sideout Scoring
In sideout scoring, the serving team scores a point when the opponents fail to return
the ball over the net, hit the ball out of bounds or commit an infraction. The nonserving team will earn the right to serve when the opponents fail to return the ball
over the net, hit the ball out of bounds, commit an infraction or make a service
error.
sideout Game Parameters
With sideout scoring, all games are played to 15, provided there is at least a twopoint margin of victory. Some organizations will put a cap on sideout scoring, so that
the first team to reach 17 points is the winner of a game, even if the two-point
margin is not present.