NDN volleyball
LINCOLN - Humphrey St. Francis fell a little short in the opening round of the Class D-2 State Volleyball Tournament here at Pinnacle Bank Arena Thursday morning.
 
The Flyers won the opening set of what turned out to be a four-set match, 25-23 before dropping three straight to Falls City Sacred Heart 25-15, 25-22 and 25-23.
 
"They were a great defensive team," St. Francis coach, Haley Schrage said. "They reacted to a lot of shots that were usually winners for us so that was a huge adjustment."
 
Schrage was sitting in for head coach Dean Korus who was sidelined due to some COVID-related issues.
 
The Flyers made it tough on the Irish and survived three match points before falling by the 25-23 score in the fourth set.

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