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VOLLEYBALL: Varsity boys claim NorCal title

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BRAD MORIN

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The varsity boys volleyball team ended its season on a high note last Saturday, defeating the Bellarmine College Prep Bells 3-1 in the regional NorCal finals. The victory marked Roseville High School’s biggest win in its sporting history.

The Tigers started the match off strong and won the first set 25-17. The second set was a close one, but the Tigers pulled through and put themselves ahead 2-0 with a 26-24 win. In the third set, the Bells stayed alive with a 25-22 win over the Tigers that gave them their first set.

The Tigers sealed the deal in the fourth and final set, which was the closest of them all. The Bells started out ahead 10-6 and the Tigers called a timeout to strategize. They battled back to tie the set at 16-16 and went back and forth with the Bells until the match was tied at 25-25.

Then, the Tigers scored two straight points to win the fourth set 27-25 and claim the championship title. Senior setter Zack Mancha recalls how he felt after the victory.

“It was unbelievable, honestly, because there was so much excitement and happiness,” Mancha said. “I left it all on the court and I’m so happy that game ended the way it did.”

The Tigers ended their season with a league and playoff record of 19-0 and an overall record of 37-7.

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