With one well-placed spike, the fifth-seeded Eastport South Manor girls volleyball team’s season ended, and fourth seed Deer Park survived to move on to the Class A semifinals to face top-seeded Kings Park.
Trailing, 23-19, in the decisive fifth game, Deer Park rallied from behind to serve with a crucial one-point lead, 25-24. Eastport South Manor desperately needed a side-out to tie the game, but it wasn’t to be. The Falcons slammed the door with a knockout kill to end the game and advance.
It was a disappointing finish for the Lady Sharks who had lost the first game, 25-20, but bounced back to win games two and three convincingly, 25-16 and 25-18 behind the stellar play of Cassandra Minogue (16 kills), Brittany Boccio (16 kills), Morgan Johnson (11 kills)... more