Comeback league win for V-ball team

Written by Triplicate Staff October 07, 2013 05:08 pm

The Del Norte High volleyball team dropped the first set but came roaring back to win three in a row to take their Big 5 Humboldt-Del Norte League opener Thursday at Arcata.

The Warriors lost the first set 25-23, but swept the next three, 25-20, 26-24 and 25-17.

It was a match full of comebacks, with Arcata down 16-9 in the first set before coming back to win, and Del Norte down 18-15 in the second set before going on a 10-2 run to win it. 

In the third set, Arcata came from behind to take leads of 23-19 and 24-21, but could not finish the Warriors off.

Kaitlyn Clemann had 20 kills in the match, Ashton Smedley had nine and Regin Loftin had seven.

Del Norte improved to 1-0 in the Big 5 and 14-7 overall. The Warriors host McKinleyville on Tuesday, with the JV match at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity match at 6:30.