Ontario spikers persevere despite Covid, losses

Katelyn Oester of the Lady Tigers sends the ball over the net as teammate Hailee Pearson prepares for Nyssa's return. (Liliana Frankel/The Enterprise)

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Coach Jessica Rodriguez's subject area. She is a math teacher, not an English language development teacher.

ONTARIO – Ontario’s Lady Tigers didn’t win against Nyssa’s Lady Bulldogs Friday. 

Still, said Coach Jessica Rodriguez, a math teacher at the high school, she thought it had been the volleyball team’s best match. 

“Sometimes you can lose and still have a good feeling,” she said. 

That pride in sportsmanship is what animates the program at Ontario, which is currently 0-6. 

After a quiet off-season, during which Ontario School District’s . . .