SPRINGFIELD, NJ -  The stte playoff run for the Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs Volleyball team ended much sooner than players on the team would have liked.

The Hasbrouck Heights Aviators bested Dayton 2-0 (25-21, 25-13) in straight sets to capture their first round match on Tuesday afternoon in Springfield.

For head coach Mike O'Brien many of the issues his team faced came from a late switch in the lineup.

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"We had two girls playing out of place because we had someone injured," O'Brien said. "And we had to move people around. So today, communication was a big issue. They weren't used to their positions and I think a lot of the girls realized you had to play together as a team."

Despite losing the senior class, O'Brien is also optimistic about next year. He said there are a number of underclassmen players who will have a chance to learn and grow.