A tough loss to Dennis-Yarmouth in four sets put the Falmouth High School volleyball team back under the .500 mark for the season. The Clippers are now 2-3 overall after dropping the four-setter to the Dolphins, 25-8, 23-25, 25-17 and 25-13.
The first set was a tough one for Falmouth as they struggled to keep up with the pace set by the Dolphins. The team blocked well, thanks to the play of Sydney Sevigny, Meghan Robbins and Maci Griesbauer, but the Dolphins attackers ruled the roost at the outset.
Falmouth fought back to even the score by winning the second set. Camille Leite did a fantastic job of moving the ball around from the setter spot for FHS, and also attacked well. Emily Allen, Haylee Silvia and Grace Berestecky all played big in the second set win.
From that point on, though, the Dolphins took it to Falmouth and won the crucial points to pull away.
On Saturday, FHS fell to 2-2 overall with a loss to Nantucket, 3-0. The Clippers struggled to score against an aggressive Whalers defense.
“We are still evolving as a team. We are very inconsistent with our serving and still too cautious when hitting,” Coach Ernie Holcomb said. “Our blocking and setting have been our strength.”