The Reservoir volleyball team entered the final stretch of its season riding the highest of highs.
It was 6-0 in county and 9-0 overall – the last undefeated team in the league – and it seemed like the squad was clicking on all cylinders.
But as the wins mounted, so did the pressure of keeping it going – at least for Gators coach Jamie Bullock.
“I probably felt more pressure than they did. I’m like, oh my god, I’m so nervous,” she said. “But I don’t think they felt like as much as I did. For me, the announcements and people saying great job, keep it up – it’s like, OK, but I just want to play. I want...