Boys volleyball outlasted by RM 3–0

By Daniel Weber

[score id=”49529″ align=”right”] The boys volleyball team (1–4) came up short Wednesday, falling to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (6–0) in straight sets.

The Vikes put up one of their best efforts of the season, keeping the game competitive for the first two sets, with 20 points in each. Improved communication and vision were key to the team’s success.

Hitter Stefan Greenberg prepares to return a hit in the team's previous loss versus Wootton. Photo courtesy Reed Leventis
Hitter Stefan Greenberg prepares to return a hit in the team’s loss versus RM. Photo courtesy Reed Leventis.

“We communicated well and placed the ball very well in the first two sets,” hitter Graham Clifford said. “We put it where the other team wasn’t.”

However, the Vikes were unable to dethrone the undefeated Rockets, and collapsed in the third set.

Nonetheless, players are pleased with how much the team has progressed since the season’s start; the Rockets are one of the best teams the Vikings will face all season.

“I’ve played with three of their players during club season, so I can attest to their abilities,” hitter and defensive specialist Harrison Jacobs said. “The fact that we could compete with them is a testament to our improvements this year.”

The Vikings return home April 18 to face the B-CC Barons (3–1).