Perennial power and unbeaten Bellevue Christian survived a 3-1 thriller over the visiting South Whidbey High School volleyball team in a non-league match Thursday, Sept. 26.
The Vikings (5-0), who have qualified for 13 of the past 20 state tournaments, rolled to a 25-16 win in the first game, then things got interesting and tense.
The Falcons recovered to take the second game 25-20 and pushed the next two sets to “overtime” before falling 29-27 and 26-24.
Kamryn Wilson led the South Whidbey offense with seven kills and four aces, aided by Maya Tschetter with 24 assists and three aces.
Kayla Knauer guarded the back line with 16 digs.
South Whidbey (1-0, 2-2) hosts its annual invitational at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, and then takes on rival Coupeville (1-0, 4-0) on the Wolves’ court at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1.