WATSONVILLE >> Something has been off with the Mount Madonna School boys volleyball team lately. After a hot start and a stretch of a month in which they didn’t drop a set, coach PK McDonald said he has noticed a few hiccups in his Hawks’ play as they headed toward the Central Coast Section playoffs.
Those troubles didn’t go away Tuesday night, when the No. 2 Hawks hosted No. 7 Monterey in the first round of the CCS Division III playoffs. Yet either galvanized after dropping the first set or faced with a limping opponent after the Toreadores’ main weapon left with an injury — or a little of both — Mount Madonna survived to play another match. Read more