The Lightning varsity hosted the #4 ranked Panthers from Lakeville North on Tuesday night in a top level conference match up. The Panthers opened up a big lead in the first set, but the Lightning battled back to keep it close before dropping the set 20-25. The second and third sets were back and forth battles with neither team backing down. Unfortunately, the Panthers won those sets by a total of 5 points. The loss moves the Lightning to 3-1 in the conference. Solid team defense and a balanced attack helped pace the Lightning.
Up next, the Lightning host #7 ranked Shakopee on Thursday for Teacher Appreciation Night!