Eaglecrest (8-2) took the opening set 25-19 and appeared to be headed for victory after dominating the second set 25-13.
That’s when Cherry Creek (10-1) stormed back. The Bruins opened up a seven point lead in the third set on their way to a 25-23 win and outlasted the Raptors 26-24 in the fourth set.
In the decisive fifth set Cherry Creek took a five point lead only to see Eaglecrest pull ahead 13-11. The Bruins ended the game on a 5-1 run, taking the match when Taylor Cooper blocked Taylor Loyd’s shot.
Both schools will be in action on the road Friday night at 6:15. Cherry Creek heads to Arapahoe while Eaglecrest visits Cherokee Trail.