PHOTOS: Vale volleyball goes down against La Grande in four sets but not without a fight

Junior Emersyn Johnson, one of three team captains for the Vikings team, at the Vale v. La Grande game Aug. 29. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – Anyone looking for suspense Thursday night should’ve come to the Vale vs. La Grande volleyball match. The Viking ladies lost 3-1 at home in the first match of the season, but during that fourth set, players and spectators held their breath as a show of force from Vale made anything seem possible. 

When all seemed lost after the Vikings lost the third set 25-14, the crowd in the bleachers began to thin. But when the fourth set rolled around and both teams found themselves neck and neck at various points, the crowd was the loudest it had been since the game kicked off.

Vale pushed through after losing two sets to . . .