09/19/15 - 10:54pm
Hours before a two-story bonfire raged under a streaky orange, embering sunset, the Kenai Central volleyball team pulled out a taut, five-set match Friday in front of a chanting, raucous and booming loud student section.
Not a bad way to start a homecoming weekend.
The Kardinals topped Wasilla 20-25, 25-19, 19-25, 26-24 and 17-15 to move to 2-3 in Northern Lights Conference play. The Warriors dropped to 0-1 in the league.
“It’s an amazing feeling,” said Kenai junior Abby Beck, who had 24 digs and 21 kills. “The fans were definitely a big part of it.