by KIERYN RUBY
The El Diamante Miners (6-5) took on their crosstown rivals, the Golden West Trailblazers (3-8), last Thursday night at Golden West.
After a hard fought first set by the Miners, the Blazers took it with a score 25-21. In the second set, the Miners started off strong and led 10-4 and then extended their lead to 20-15. They eventually finished the set with a score of 25-19.
The next set had multiple lead changes all the way to 15, and that’s when the Blazers went up 19-15. The Lady Miners fought and tied it up at 20. The Blazers went on a run and won the set 25-21.
In the fourth set, it was very back and forth until point 6, and that is when the Blazers went on a run and went up 12-6.The Miners tried to fight hard, but the Lady Blazers continued to dominate with a score of 18-9. They eventually won with a score of 25-17. The Lady miners are eligible for playoffs and are awaiting for the seeding of their division.