CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Riverheads volleyball team finished as the state runner-up for the third year in a row, as the Gladiators fell 3-0 at Auburn in the Class 1 state finals on Friday.
After dropping the first two games 25-15 and 25-8, Riverheads fought back in the third, but they were unable to keep the match going, as Eagles pulled out a 27-25 win.
Riverheads was aiming to win the state championship for the first time in program history.
The Gladiators lost to Patrick Henry-Glade Spring in the 2018 championship match, and against Auburn in 2019.
Riverheads finishes the season with a record of 11-3.