Surrounded by a roaring Raider Nation crowd, the Girls Varsity AA Volleyball team played against Punahou in what would be the last home game of the season, as well as a beautiful send off for the players of the class of 2020. The Raiders played to the best of their abilities, but unfortunately fell short at home. With scores of 25-14, 16-25, 18-25, the Raiders humbly accepted defeat against the Buffanblu.
The Raiders started off strong, winning the first set with a score of 25-14. An impressive last second save by Caitlyn Kadaooka ’20 won a point for ‘Iolani while also bringing the home crowd to their feet in excitement. A well timed combination block by Trinity Shinto ’21 and Zoe Golonka ’20 also impressed, deflecting the ball back onto Punahou’s side for an additional score. Punahou would come back to take the second set handedly, making for a winner-take-all set three. Unfortunately, ‘Iolani would also drop this match, losing by seven points to end the season.
While ‘Iolani was unable to win, players still made sure to enjoy the festivities of Senior Night. The Raider Nation made sure to adorn the class of 2020 with leis and praise, sending them off with a night to remember