|(Cibolo) - Navarro opened the 2018 volleyball regular season with a 1-1 split against two programs from larger classifications Wednesday, falling to Class 6A Steele in three straight sets and edging 5A Alamo Heights in five on the Steele campus in Cibolo. |
The Panthers, ranked No. 4 in the TGCA's 4A state poll, dropped the individual games to Steele 25-17, 25-15, and 25-20.
Navarro dropped the first set to Alamo Heights 25-20, won the second 25-22, and faced elimination after falling 25-14 in Game 3.
The Panthers rallied to outlast the Mules 25-22 in the fourth set to extend the match, and survived the fifth and deciding game 15-11.
Navarro (1-1) returns to the court Tuesday with a 6 p.m. road match at San Antonio Christian.