DAYTONA HANDS SANTA FE 3-1 ROAD MFC LOSS

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The Santa Fe Saints got off to a great start on Thursday evening in Daytona against the Falcons, winning the first set 25-17 to set the tone early.  DSC flipped the script on the Saints (9-7, 0-2 MFC) in the second set, winning 25-21, the first of three straight wins.

“The first set was a positive sign for us,” said SF Coach Nick Cheronis.  “But passing broke down from there.  We aren’t going to win on the road when that happens.”

With the score tied at 1-1, both teams fought for the third set and the momentum.   Daytona started strong and rode that early wave to a 25-19 win and a 2-1 advantage.

In the third set, the Falcons (7-6, 2-0 MFC) pulled away early for the 25-10 win, sealing the match.

Clare Donegan, Nadine Williams, and Sterling Williamson all finished with seven kills, and Meraiah Hill had five blocks.

The Saints will get back to Mid-Florida Conference play on September 27 at Lake Sumter State College at 7:00 p.m.

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