Pirates top Antelope Valley in sand volleyball opener!

Pirates top Antelope Valley in sand volleyball opener!

HUNTINGTON BEACH -- The Orange Coast College sand volleyball team didn't take long to earn its first-ever win in school history as the Pirates topped Antelope Valley, 4-1 on Friday afternoon.

Under warm, breezy conditions, the Pirates performed well in their first-ever competiton in the sport of sand volleyball.

The No. 4 pair of Danyelle Brown and Lehua Alama-Jordan picked up the first win of the day with a 21-6, 21-7 win over AVC's Nakira Johnson and Lakyra Broadis.

At No. 3, the team of Kasse-Ann Dela Cruz and Alyssa Assayag rolled past Sara Collins and Bailey Green, 21-17, 21-9.

OCC's other two wins went the distance as the No. 5 team of Megan Rawlings and Aubrea Tuell won 21-13, 15-21, 15-5 and at No. 1, the team of Danielle Boyette and Sierra Brown closed out the day with a 21-19, 17-21, 15-7 over Jasmine Dixon and Heather Emory.

The Pirates will return to the Newland Street courts on Friday against Rio Hondo, beginning at 12 p.m.