The Westmont women’s volleyball remains in charge of its own destiny thanks to a four-set win at William Jessup on Friday with set scores consisting of 23-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-20.
With the win, Westmont (21-5, 12-3) stays tied for first place in the GSAC standings alongside No. 24 Hope International (18-7, 12-3). The two teams split their season matchups.
Brooklynn Cheney led the way for the Warriors in Friday’s match, tying her season-high in kills with 15. Patty Kerman added nine while Hali Galloway and Cassidy Rea each had seven on the night.
Sydny Dunn had 24 assists while Lauren Friis and Keelyn Kistner each had double-digit digs with 19 and 11, respectively.
Westmont will remain on the road for a match against Menlo at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
SBCC 3, L.A. PIERCE 1
For the first time this season, the Vaqueros are above .500 in conference play after earning a four-set win at L.A. Pierce with set scores of 25-19, 24-26, 25-15, 25-14.
Freshman libero Bella Brandt had a great night defensively tallying a career-high 18 digs on the night while middle blocker Madi Mullins paced the offense with 11 kills and two aces. Mullins added seven digs.
Lauren Holsted added six kills and 17 digs for the Vaqueros (8-11, 4-3). Setter Maranda Newson had 14 assists and five kills.
SBCC will stay on the road for a match against Cuesta at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
SBCC 77, TAFT 43
Sophomore forward Sophia Torres dominated in her first action of the season tallying 19 points and 17 rebounds in SBCC’s 34-point win over Taft in SBCC’s MTXE Crossover.
Torres was great at the line going 13-16 with the Vaqueros holding a 43-18 lead at the break.
Sophomore point guard Alondra Jimenez, added 17 points, four rebounds, five assists, and five steals while Jada Forsdick-Stevenson had 14 points and six boards.
The Vaqueros outrebounded the Cougars 59-34 on Friday.
SBCC will face Butte at 6 p.m. on Saturday at home.
WOMEN’S WATER POLO
SBCC 17, L.A. PIERCE 4
Taylor Brooks scored six goals on a very efficient eight shots as the Vaqueros routed L.A. Pierce 17-4 on the first day of the SBCC Halloween Invitational at Santa Barbara High.
In the cage, Jayde Manascalco was great tallying a season-high 10 saves.
The No. 2-ranked Vaqueros (23-4, 6-0) extended their WSC win streak to 38 straight with the victory.
All in all, eight players scored for the Vaqueros on Friday.
SBCC will play its last three regular-season games on Saturday at the SBHS pool, taking on West Valley at 8 a.m., UCSB’s Club Team at 10 a.m. and Cerritos at 1 p.m.