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Beach Volleyball Sweeps Two Conference Matches

VC's No. 1 pair of Vanessa Ihrke (left) and Raphaella Rosales (20) won two matches Friday as the Pirates swept past Glendale and Victor Valley in Western State Conference play.
VC's No. 1 pair of Vanessa Ihrke (left) and Raphaella Rosales (20) won two matches Friday as the Pirates swept past Glendale and Victor Valley in Western State Conference play.

The VC beach volleyball team did not drop a set Friday, sweeping two Western State Conference opponents in matches held at Cal State Bakersfield. The Pirates (8-4, 4-0) easily defeated Glendale in the opener before handling Victor Valley in the nightcap. Shantalle Ruiz and Kasie Spencer produced the biggest wins of the day at their No. 3 slot, winning 21-7, 21-7 against Glendale, and 21-9, 21-9 against Victor Valley.

VC's No. 4 duo of Brooklyn Wallet and Faith Mackie defeated their Glendale opponents 21-8, 21-11 while Morgan Gallagher and Jordan Neria won in the No. 2 slot, 21-17, 21-10. The No. 1 pair of Raphaella Rosales and Vanessa Ihrke posted a 21-13, 23-21 victory over the Vaqueros. Ventura won the No. 5 match by forfeit.

Against Victor Valley, Kambria Dowling and Payton Greiner cruised to a win at no. 5, 21-3, 21-0 and Wallet and Mackie triumphed 21-8, 21-6. Gallagher and Neria won at No. 2, 21-10, 21-7 while Rosales and Ihrke won at No. 1, 21-16, 21-11.

The Pirates return to Cal State Bakersfield on Friday march 29 to take on Santa Monica and Santa Barbara. VC returns home on Friday April 5 for a pair of matches.

Ventura 5, Glendale 0
1's Raphaella Rosales/Vanessa Ihrke (VC) def. Glendale #1, 21-13, 23-21
2's Morgan Gallagher/Jordan Neria  (VC) def. Glendale #2, 21-17, 21-10
3's Shantalle Ruiz/Kasie Spencer (VC) def. Glendale #3, 21-7, 21-7
4's Brooklyn Wallet/Faith Mackie (VC) def.  Glendale #4, 21-8, 21-11
5's Kambria Dowling/Payton Greiner (VC) won by forfeit, 21-0, 21-0

Ventura 5, Victor Valley 0
1's - Rosales/Ihrke (VC) def. Victor Valley #1, 21-16, 21-11
2's - Gallagher/Neria (VC) def. Victor Valley #2, 21-10, 21-7
3's - Ruiz/Spencer (VC) def. Victor Valley #3, 21-9, 21-9
4's - Wallet/Mackie (VC) def. Victor Valley #4, 21-8, 21-6
5's - Dowling/Greiner (VC) def. Victor Valley #5, 21-3, 21-0