After a successful run through the County/ Metro Athletic Conference, the Madera South boys volleyball team certainly didn’t want its season to end — especially on its home court in the first round of the section playoffs.
Led by senior Michael Mansker and junior outside hitter Jonathan Abraham, the No. 7 Stallions (24-15) played like a team that wasn’t eager to begin the offseason in a 3-0 win over the No. 10 Hoover-Fresno Patriots on Tuesday evening at Madera South’s East Gym.
Mansker was determined to keep the Stallions’ season, which continues tonight at defending champ No. 2 Clovis at 7, alive.
Playing inspired volleyball, Mansker recorded three aces, three kills, three digs and four blocks to fuel Madera South’s 25-19, 26-24, 25-18 playoff victory...