In a mixed week, coach Casey Marcelo’s team began with a thrilling five set win over Patriot Athletic Conference foe Brookside, 3-2 (19-25, 25-22, 26-24, 12-25, 15-12).
The Phoenix went on to drop two contests, first to the Columbia Raiders 1-3 (14-25, 15-25, 25-20,15-25) and then the Open Door Patriots 1-3 (25-12, 19-25, 20-25, 22-25).
The Phoenix currently stand at 6-3, 3-1 in PAC play, with tough games this coming week on Thursday hosting conference leader Fairview Park, followed by Clearview on Monday, Sept. 17. Oberlin will be on the road Tuesday, Sept. 18 to face Lutheran West.
All contests are slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. with junior varsity preceding the varsity contest at 5:30 p.m.