Crestview volleyball lost the first set of Tuesday night's match to Niceville. The Bulldogs then went on to defeat the Eagles for the first time since 2016.

CRESTVIEW — Crestview volleyball competed against rival Niceville High School on Tuesday night.

The game was held in Niceville.

The Bulldogs, who currently rank 10th in the state, suffered a two-point first-set loss against the Eagles. They shook off the slow start and opened the second set on an 11-1 run en route to a 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-20 victory. It was the Bulldogs’ first victory against Niceville since October 2016.

The victory gives Crestview possession of first place in District 1-6A.

The two teams will meet again at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Crestview gym.