MANATEE -- Braden River came out swinging against red hot Bradenton Christian, eventually downing the Panthers in four sets. Bradenton Christian had not dropped a set in more than two weeks. On the back of Junior Sarah Hall, Braden River put a halt to BC's winning ways, closing out the first set with four consecutive kills.

The Pirates collected their 10th win of the year under Matthew McElhiney, and prepare for another tough match when they travel to Riverview on Thursday. Roger Meadows, and his Panthers will have another crack at Braden River in 8 days. Despite the loss, Bradenton Christian still sits atop class 3A district 7.