The Tri-Valley Mustangs volleyball team took a road loss at Lennox against the Orioles on Monday, October 17th.
After the start of the first set went back and forth, the score was tied 11-11. Lennox eventually took a 17-14 lead, but the Mustangs tied the score 19-19. The two teams battled back and forth for the next seven points and the score was tied again 26-26. Lennox got the final two points for a 28-26 win.
The Orioles got out to an early 9-4 in the second set. The Mustangs battled to a 14-14 tie. The score continued to stay tied at 17-17. Lennox then scored the next three points for a 20-17 lead. They still led by three, 22-19, but Tri-Valley made one more run. The Mustangs pulled within a point, 23-22, but the Orioles got the last two points for a 25-22 win.
The Mustangs took the early lead in the third set, 4-0. Lennox tied the score 7-7, but Tri-Valley went ahead again 12-9. The Orioles responded with a 4-1 run for a 13-13 tie. The Mustangs rallied one more time for a 17-14 lead only to see Lennox tie the game yet again, 17-17. Tri-Valley had one more run, and this time held the lead for good. They went on a 4-0 run for a 21-17 lead and won the third set 25-23.
Lennox jumped out to an early 4-0 lead to start the fourth set. Tri-Valley pulled within a point 9-8, but that was as close as they would get. The Orioles went on a 10-2 run for a 19-10 lead. Lennox won the set 25-13 to win the match 3-1.