The Out-of-Door Academy volleyball team held on to defeat district rival Cardinal Mooney 3-2 in its Think Pink match Oct. 4.
The Lady Thunder beat the Lady Cougars 25-15, 15-25, 23-25, 25-21, 16-14. Haley Preininger paced the Lady Thunder with 26 assists, 22 digs and five blocks. Lauren Maxey had 15 kills and Natalie Buffett added 14 kills. Gabriella Costa finished with 13 kills and six blocks.
Despite the loss, Hanna McMahon had 33 digs for Cardinal Mooney. Keri McMahon had 12 kills and nine digs. Lexi Barbour finished with 20 assists.
ODA returns to action Oct. 9 versus St. Stephen’s.