Tate Beaudette vs Mesa Verde

Miners senior Tate Beaudette (5) serves the ball in Nevada Union's 3-0 home playoff win on Tuesday night against the Mesa Verde Mavericks. The Miners will play tonight in the quarterfinals against the El Dorado Cougars.

On Tuesday night, the No.1 seeded Nevada Union Miners varsity volleyball team (27-6, 10-0) hosted the first round of the 2023 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sac-Joaquin D-III boys' volleyball playoffs. The Miners went up against the No.16 seed Mesa Verde Mavericks (14-12, 10-4), and Nevada Union dominated all three sets to win 3-0.

"It was a good game for us," Miners senior Brett Cota said. "We came out with a lot of energy. It was a nice way to start the playoffs."