NAIL AT THE NET

ORRICK SENIOR Abby Nail fights to win the ball at the net during the Bearcats’ best-of-three, I-70 Conference match Sept. 26 against Santa Fe. The visiting Chiefs sweep Orrick, but the Bearcats play a closer second set.

ORRICK – The Bearcats got an energy boost during the second set of their Sept. 26 varsity volleyball loss to Santa Fe. As a result, they played the visiting Chiefs closer than they had in the first set.

Santa Fe bolted out to an 8-2 lead to start the first set. Orrick staged a 4-0 run to get within two, 8-6. The Chiefs then took control with a 13-1 run and went on to win 25-9.

“In the first set, the little, simple mistakes of hitting the ball out or not necessarily making the smart plays all the time added up,” senior Mara Inks said.

READ THE REST OF THE STORY IN THE OCT. 4 EDITION OF THE RICHMOND DAILY NEWS

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