Broad Run High School volleyball coach Ellen Roberts after her Spartans knocked off Loudoun County Tuesday night in five games.
Loudoun County High School assistant volleyball coach Jarod Brown (who has been directing the team while his sister, head coach Jenica Matthias has been on maternity leave) after the Raiders fell to Broad Run Tuesday in five games. It was Dig Pink night ... thus Jarod's pink face!
Loudoun County High School leads 12-7 in the fifth and deciding game Tuesday in Dulles District volleyball but Broad Run mounts a comeback, starting with Mallory Brickerd's kill after Lizzie Deane's pass and Milly Maloney's set.
Broad Run trims the lead to 12-9 with Brickerd tooling the Raider block after a rally.
Broad Run cuts the lead to two points, 12-10 with Elisa Scudder's kill after a Jennie Himler pass and Molly Maloney short set in the middle.
Loudoun County's lead is down to one, 12-11, after a Raider attack goes wide around the block of Mallory Brickerd.
Camera guy lost focused! But trust us, this was Mallory Brickerd (again!) with the kill to tied the fifth game at 12-12. After nearly two hours of volleyball, this Dulles District match is now down to a best of three points!
Loudoun County gets the lead back, 13-12, and the serve as Broad Run goes long on the attack. Raiders are two points away from win! (sorry for the blurry focus again!)
Focus is still off but Mallory Brickerd is not as she not only makes the pass in this sequence but ties things with a smashing kill off the block. 13-13 with Carolyn Pearce to serve for the Spartans.
The Spartans are one point away from the win, up 14-13, after Elisa Scudder's solo block puts the ball back on Raiders side and LC can't run the offense.
Broad Run wins for the first time in years over Dulles District foe Loudoun County as Mallory Brickerd, who was huge down the stretch, puts up the block to finish the match.
Broad Run wins: 26-24, 20-25, 25-17, 18-25, 15-13