Just before the third set of their match against LA Trade Tech College (LATTC) Wednesday night, the Lancers volleyball team stood in an 89 degree gym exchanging energetic congratulations and cheerful laughter, while the LATTC Beavers wandered quietly towards their water coolers as PCC claimed their eighth win of their last 9 games, 25-9, 25-17, 25-12. The team had reason to be excited, having won the second set without using a single sophomore. The sophomores obliterated their competition 25-9 in the opening set and were …
An often thunderously loud Hutto Patterson gymnasium was eerily quiet Friday night, filled with the dull murmurs of conversations recognizing that the Lancers’ 6-game win streak was coming to a sudden end, as they lost to the El Camino Warriors (25-21, 25-13, 25-13).
Lancers’ volleyball extend their winning streak to six and took possession of first place (3-0) in SCC North after an intense four set match against Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) Wednesday night then a victory over Chaffey College Friday, Oct. 13th.
On Friday night the Dodgers opened their 2017 playoffs, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team played a world cup qualifier, and PCC prevailed in a volleyball match that (by final score) was more closely contested than either of those games, beating East Los Angeles Community College (ELAC) in 5 sets (25-13, 22-25, 25-16, 24-26, 15-4).
When outside hitter Vanessa Lopez scored her fourth kill at 13-3 of the second set, it was clear that she was the player LA Harbor College (LAHC) needed to stop, but by the time she celebrated her set winning kill at 25-17 it was obvious they never would. PCC won the enthralling match Wednesday, Sept. 27th, 3-2 (19-25, 25-17, 23-25, 29-27, 16-14).
After losing at Ventura College Wednesday and dropping a home match against Long Beach City College on Friday, the Lancers have now dropped nine of their last eleven sets, including all of their last six.
Last weekend the Lancers attended the 32nd San Diego Mesa Invitational where they finished 1-2. Although they went up against dominant teams from the Pacific Coast Conference, the Lancers kept a competitive momentum.
The Lancers women’s volleyball team defeated cross-town rivals the Vaqueros Friday night 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-20). After missing the playoffs last season, and a 1-3 start this year, the dominant victory showed that the Lancers are capable of becoming a winning team this season.