The Pirates' beach volleyball team split a pair of matches Friday at the Cal State Northridge Ramon Calderon Cup. VC fell to the host Matadors 5-0 before rebounding to defeat Long Beach City College 4-1. Leslie Perez and Kayla Hosch extended their CSUN opponents to extra points in their No. 2 match and defeated Long Beach's No. 2 team 21-18, 21-18.
The Ventura College beach volleyball team opened the 2020 season Friday with a pair of wins at the Newland Courts in Huntington Beach. The Pirates defeated Cypress 4-1 in the opener before downing host Santa Ana 5-0 in their second match of the day. Brooklyn Wallet and Tatiana Rodriguez came from behind in the No. 3 slot to win their first match of the day against Cypress before sweeping through Santa Ana. VC's No. 1 pair of Raphaella Rosales and Vanessa Ihrke won their two matches in straight sets.