The Northwestern Tigers’ comeback fell a bit short in a 3-2 volleyball loss to the Hayward Hurricanes Thursday, Sept. 27 in Maple.

Hayward started strong and won the first two games 25-15 and 28-26.

The Tigers rallied to win the next two games, 25-17 and 25-19.

Hayward won the deciding game, 15-11.

“We dug ourselves into a big hole, but I am very proud of how the girls fought and never gave up,” NHS coach Charlie Hessel said.

The Tigers play at Cumberland at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.