The Delmarva Christian High School and Indian River High School volleyball teams went down to the fifth and final set on Monday, Oct. 3, with the Royals edging the Indians 15-11 to claim the 3-2 win.
DCHS junior Gabrielle Book racked up 14 kills and 14 digs on the night, junior Olivia Berger led her squad with 20 assists, freshman Ashlyn Stonebraker had 10 digs and 17 assists, and junior Camryn Thompson finished with seven kills, five aces and 16 digs.
For the Indians, freshman libero Jessica Amezuca had 12 digs; and junior setter Mckenzie Johnson two blocks, three digs and 10 assists. Senior middle hitter Sami Mumford led in kills, with seven and added eight assists; junior middle hitter Julia Bomhardt had six kills; and junior outside hitter Carly Collins put up seven digs and four kills.
The win improved the Royals to 2-5 on the season, while the Indians fell to 3-4.
Up next, DCHS was scheduled to take on Worcester Prep on Wednesday, Oct. 5, (after Coastal Point press time), while the Indians were set to face Lake Forest (2-2, 1-0) in a Henlopen South matchup at home on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m. (also after Coastal Point press time).