Bakersfield, CA - Offense is their game and defense is the name for the Bakersfield College women's volleyball team who kept momentum and pace from the #5 ranked CCCWVCA, Moorpark College. The Renegades swept the Raiders in a battle of two top ten ranked teams in the state.
In the first set the Gades got on the board first and went on a 5-0 run before Moorpark would go on 3-0 run themselves. At the first timeout BC led 15-9 and extended their lead to take the set, 25-14.
A closer set for the second, as both teams took turns matching each other point for point until it was tied at 7. Bakersfield went up six points and kept their lead into Moorpark's timeout. The Raiders went on a small 2-1 run until the Renegades ran with the set at 25-17.
Once again Bakersfield got on the board first and led the entire third set. MC did not let trailing behind keep them from passing and keeping the ball up to hold the Gades from running with another set. Fortunately, BC kept the fire and had less errors to take the final set of the match, 25-19.
Freshman Kami Marion and teammate Meagen Williams ended the match with 10 kills each while libero Yliana Rivera would end the night at an outstanding 22 digs
The Renegades will head out for the road in their next set of matches playing at Ventura City College on September 22nd and Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo on Friday, September 24th.