SHADYSIDE — Shadyside volleyball coach Eric Mercer always preaches to his team about having a short memory.
The Tigers displayed that short memory on Saturday afternoon and in turn made memories they will never forget.
After dropping the first two sets of the Division IV East District Final inside the Tiger Den, the Tigers came roaring back to win the final three sets to pull off a remarkable 20-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-17 and 15-10 victory over Tuscarawas Central Catholic.
With the win, Shadyside advances to the regional for the first time in school history, where it will face the winner of Portsmouth Notre Dame and South Webster on Thursday at a site to be determined.
“We got in the huddle in between sets and my message