Colorado High School Volleyball - James Irwin tips HarrisonSeptember 11, 2018: Colorado Springs, CO 80906
James Irwin Jaguars (Colorado Springs, CO) supporters left the game in high spirits Tuesday as they observed their volleyball squad hold off the host Harrison Panthers (Colorado Springs, CO), 2-1 in a non-league match.
Next up, the Jaguars clash with the Manitou Springs Mustangs (Manitou Springs, CO) in a match, on Thursday, September 13. James Irwin will attempt to advance on its 5-1 season record. The Mustangs come into the match with a 1-1 record after their 2-0 non-league win over St. Mary's (Colorado Springs, CO).
With the loss, Harrison drops to 1-1 on the campaign. The Panthers travel to Fountain-Fort Carson (Fountain, CO) to clash with the Trojans in a match on Thursday, September 13. The Trojans come into the match with a record of 2-3. Fountain-Fort Carson lost 2-0 in their recent non-league match against Sand Creek (Colorado Springs, CO)
In a tumultuous match against the James Irwin Jaguars, Harrison was unable to close for the victory, losing 1-2. In the first few points of the first set, HHS was surprised by the speed and control of James Irwin's serves. Eventually recovering their composure, the Panthers were able to bounce back in the second set and earn an equally decisive win. However, in the final game, James Irwin picked up their offense and were able to exploit the Panthers' developing mental game, consequently taking the match as a whole.