Huntington Beach, CA - The Cypress College Beach Volleyball Team (4-5, 3-3) took a tough 4-1 loss to Golden West (9-1, 6-0) before sweeping Saddleback (0-5, 0-5) 4-0 on Friday afternoon.
The Chargers struggled in their opening series against Golden West as their no. 1 pair, Dominique Parker and Rockelle Gholson, lost a tightly contested match in two sets (23-21, 23-21). No. 3 Amy Crowell and Kayla Pace were swept 2-0 as did No. 4 pair Jazmyn Covington and Sarah McFaddin, but No. 2 Madison May and Cierra Boaz salvaged a single point after beating Cassidy Paperny and Daisy Gonzalez in three sets (21-19, 19-21, 15-10).
Cypress' fortune changed for the better against Saddleback with a resounding sweep. The Gauchos were short two teams and the Chargers did not give up more than 9 points in a single set. No. 2 pair Madison May and Cierra Boaz won their match against Camilla Howe and Sophia McCormack by the widest margin (21-2, 21-2).
Cypress: 1 Golden West: 4
1. Jazmine Hogan/Jill Pineda (Golden West) def. Dominique Parker/Rockelle Gholson (Cypress) 23-21, 23-21
2. Madison May/Cierra Boaz (Cypress) def. Cassidy Paperny/Daisy Gonzalez (Golden West) 21-19, 19-21, 15-10
3. Annie Ellis/Antoni Perry (Golden West) def. Amy Crowell/Kayla Pace (Cypress) 21-18, 21-12
4. Alyson Utke/Kate Stanovich (Golden West) def. Jazmyn Covington/Sarah McFaddin 21-13, 22-20
5. Kelsey Osgood/Baileigh Graham (Golden West) def. Cypress (Forfeit)
Cypress: 4 Saddleback: 0
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