Something special is happening with Folsom High’s varsity girls’ volleyball team.
Folsom ended this week with a 12-2 record, the most wins the program has had since winning 13 matches in 2008 and 2009, the former when current head coach Michella Harvey was a senior setter for team.
A larger group of returning players, plus an influx of talented newcomers had led to the team’s best season in a decade. On Thursday night, Folsom hosted Rocklin in the first Sierra Foothill League match of the season, and though the team lost three straight games (25-19, 25-14, 25-23), the match was competitive, entertaining and the gymnasium was full of energy and excitement. At various times during the third game, a near-capacity crowd, including a vocal student section, which has been non-existent in past years, chanted “let’s go Bulldogs.” It’s likely that cheer hadn’t been heard at a Folsom volleyball match in over a decade.
“It’s the best atmosphere we’ve ever had,”
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