Juneau-Douglas’ JoJo Griggs, right, attempts a block against Petersburg last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau-Douglas’ JoJo Griggs, right, attempts a block against Petersburg last season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Empire Live: JDHS vs. TMHS volleyball

Updates from the first crosstown match of the season.

Summary: Read the full story here: Thunder Mountain defense rules in crosstown clash and see photos from the game here.

9:40 p.m.

Thunder Mountain wins 3-1 (25-10, 25-14, 26-28, 25-17).

9:18 p.m.

Playing for the set, JDHS gave up six straight points, but pulled it together at the end. Match is now 2-1, Thunder Mountain in front.

8:48 p.m.

The Falcons win the second set 25-14. Now lead the match 2-0.

8:42 p.m.

The Falcons go on another big run in the second set. Crimson Bear Brooke Sanford recorded a kill that brought JDHS within 11-6, but the Falcons promptly kicked it into high gear, setting up Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale for numerous points.

8:25 p.m.

Thunder Mountain wins the first set over Juneau-Douglas 25-10. The Falcons finished the opening set on a 13-1 run, maintaining momentum even after the Crimson Bears took a timeout after going down 18-9.

As players returned to the court, the JDHS student section stood up in unison and began to chant.

Loud chants when JDHS makes its first point of the set.

8:21 p.m.

Follow along for Region V Volleyball action between Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé and Thunder Mountain High School. It’s the first meeting of the season between the rivals. Both squads have gotten the best of fellow Southeast challenger Ketchikan this year. The Crimson Bears are 2-0 and the Falcons are 4-0, respectively, against the Lady Kings.

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