Del Oro Eagles hold off Oakmont spikers

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The Del Oro High volleyball team battled past Oakmont 25-19, 24-26, 25-19, 29-27 on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Roseville as Jamie Russell had 14 kills and served up 13 points with four aces to lead the way. Emily Mattevi dropped eight kills and Kate Kessler had seven kills. Kessler was also 19-for-21 at the service line with 16 points served and added nine digs. Emily Hentschke had 10 digs and Jess Lehner dished out 28 assists to go with two aces for Del Oro (5-3 Sierra Foothill League, 9-8 overall). In junior varsity action, Del Oro rallied for a 23-25, 25-20, 15-9 victory over Oakmont. The Eagle freshmen roared back from a 14-7 deficit in Game 3 to win 23-25, 25-20, 16-14 over the Vikings.