Island Coast had the upperhand, not once but twice, and let it slip away as Cape Coral came from behind to pin a five-set defeat on the the crosstown rival Gators Thursday night.
Samaria Jones came through with 11 blocks and five kills to lead the Seahawks' 13-25, 25-21, 16-25, 25-17, 15-11 comeback win. Katie Upton contributed eight service aces to go with 10 assists.
Kalli Roggow led the Gators with 14 kills, three blocks, nine digs and three service aces. Jennifer Fasano contributed 9 kills while Julia Rose handed out 26 assists.
"We just made too many errors on our side," lamented Gators coach Renee Roggow. "It was hard-fought on both sides, but Cape managed to pull it out."
The Seahawks (5-5) host Dunbar on Monday while the Gators (5-6) travel to Gateway Charter.
North Fort Myers 3, Mariner 0: North Fort Myers took down Mariner in three sets Thursday night, 25-19, 25-18, 25-9.
Madison Prusak led the Knights with 11 kills and seven digs. Katelyn kelly pitched in with eight kills and four digs while Julia Scherer handed out 25 assists.
The Knights (6-6) host First Baptist on Tuesday.
Bishop Verot 3, Seacrest 1: Ashlyn Brown handed out 16 assists and delivered 19 kills to help spark Bishop Verot to a 24-26, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 come-from-behind victory Thursday night against Seacrest.
The Vikings also got 17 kills from Lauren Sheeley and 21 assists from freshman Teya Leonard. The win sends the Vikings (10-3) to Tuesday night's showdown at Dunbar.
Ida Baker 160, South Fort Myers 196: Ross Lally fired a 1-over-par 37 Thursday at Plantation Country Club to lead Ida Baker to victory over South Fort Myers.
Four rounds of 43 or better carried the Bulldogs to their best team score so far. The Bulldogs (5-1) take on Fort Myers and Barron Collier at Coral Oaks Golf Course Monday to make up a rainout.
Ida Baker 160 - Ross Lally 37, Alec diLallo 39, Rueben Beard 41, Christian Cromelin 43.
South FM 196 - David Trianna 44, Jared Moses 46, Matt Lovell 50, Chad Radford 56.
Fort Myers 161, Mariner 195: Landon Weber, Ty Goldman and Hayden Clarke shot matching rounds of 4-over-par 40 Thursday at Coral Oaks to lead Fort Myers (6-2) past Mariner.
Chris Spoone shot 42 to lead the Tritons (5-2), who make up a rainout match Monday with North Fort Myers at Magnolia Landing.
Fort Myers 161 - Landon Weber 40, Ty Goldman 40, Hayden Clarke 40, Michael Chesnover 41.
Mariner 195 - Chris Spoone 42, Alex Trujillo 51, Austin Vecciarelli 51, Mike Trujillo 51.
Mariner 5, Riverdale 0: Sienna Meyer rolled a 203 game to help Mariner sweep Riverdale Thursday.
Lisa Purnell's 176 led Riverdale.
The Tritons (4-1) host South Fort Myers Tuesday at Coral Lanes.
(Girls) Cape Coral 172, South Fort Myers 91, Ida Baker 40
200 Medley Relay: Cape Coral (Ferran, Bowser, Swartley, Weiskopf) 2:21.84; 200 Free: Emma Barcena (Cape Coral) 2:16.31; 200 IM: Amanda Lee (Cape Coral) 2:25.84; 50 Free: Savannah Bowser (Cape Coral) 27.60; 1 Meter Diving: Megan Galbreath (Cape Coral) 277.75; 100 Fly: Monica Jaeger (Cape Coral) 1:06.84; 100 Free: Kasey Swartley (Cape Coral) 1:02.12; 500 Free: Rory Snyder (Cape Coral) 6:21.22; 200 Free Relay: Cape Coral (Guillard, A. Dostie, Kanel, Jaeger) 2:09.28; 100 Back: Madison Wunderlich (Cape Coral) 1:19.88; 100 Breast: Kara Coltellino (Cape Coral) 1:21.15; 400 Free Relay: Cape Coral (Weiskopf, Barcena, Jaeger, Swartley) 4:34.19
(Boys) Cape Coral 152, South Fort Myers 80, Ida Baker 59
200 Medley Relay: Cape Coral (Turnadzic, Lazzizzera, Wenzel, Rivera) 2:08.63; 200 Free: Josh Wenzel (Cape Coral) 2:03.50; 200 IM: Collan Herby (Cape Coral) 2:12.72; 50 Free: Tyler Tognarine (Cape Coral) 25.44; 100 Fly: Cory Klemm (Cape Coral) 1:01.94; 500 Free: Zac Keating (Cape Coral) 5:37.18; 200 Free Relay: Baker (Littlestone, Olivera, Disby, O'Connor) 2:00.01; 100 Back: Amar Turnadzic (Cape Coral) 1:08.21; 100 Breast: Jason Tillotson (Cape Coral) 1:06.94; 400 Free Relay: Cape Coral (Bilancione, D'Agostino, Thresher, Grabarczyk) 4:07.16