Phoenix squeak out win in 5


Black River’s Morgan Young goes for a kill.


Frances Radway splits the Oberlin defense.


Paige Lutz goes for a kill for the Pirates.


Raiyanna Riggins prepares to set the ball for the Phoenix.


Oberlin’s Julia Malakar passes a serve.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas Media

It took five sets for Oberlin to emerge victorious Tuesday night over Black River in varsity volleyball action. The Pirates won the first two 27-25 and 25-22 before the tide turned. The Phoenix girls ran the next three straight at 27-25, 27-25, 15-6.

Black River’s Morgan Young goes for a kill.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_BlackRiverVolleyballAtOberlin-1-of-5-.jpgBlack River’s Morgan Young goes for a kill.

Frances Radway splits the Oberlin defense.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_BlackRiverVolleyballAtOberlin-3-of-5-.jpgFrances Radway splits the Oberlin defense.

Paige Lutz goes for a kill for the Pirates.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_BlackRiverVolleyballAtOberlin-4-of-5-.jpgPaige Lutz goes for a kill for the Pirates.

Raiyanna Riggins prepares to set the ball for the Phoenix.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_OberlinVolleyballVsBlackRiver-4-of-6-.jpgRaiyanna Riggins prepares to set the ball for the Phoenix.

Oberlin’s Julia Malakar passes a serve.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_OberlinVolleyballVsBlackRiver-5-of-6-.jpgOberlin’s Julia Malakar passes a serve.