Lady Dolphin Volleyball has marathon day, finishes 2nd at Mt. Hood tournament

Monday, October 31, 2011

The Lady Dolphin Volleyball Team went 5-2 over the weekend.
Photo by Wilson Tsoi.
The Shoreline Community College Volleyball Team played 7 matches over two days, 5 matches on Saturday alone at the Mt. Hood Community College Volleyball Tournament (Gresham, Oregon). The Lady Dolphins finished second to the host Mt. Hood CC Saints.

SCC opened tournament with a 5 set victory over Linn-Benton Community College, the #2 ranked team in the NWAACC. SCC won the 5th and deciding game by a score of 16-14. SCC then beat Pierce College 3-1 to end Friday’s action. On the second day Linn-Benton CC gain a bit of revenge, beating SCC 3-1 to send the Dolphins to the loser’s bracket. But then SCC went on a run and beat Clackamas CC 2-1, Chemeketa CC 2-0 and got the final say on Linn-Benton 2-0 to reach the finals of the tournament.

In a class battle, the Lady Dolphins loss 3-2 to Mt. Hood, #3 ranked team in the NWAACC, with the fifth and deciding game going 15-13.

SCC is now 21-9 on the season and 6-1 in the region and has clinched a NWAACC Championship bid already. SCC will return to Mt. Hood Community College on November 17-20 to play in the NWAACC Volleyball Championship, hosted by Mt. Hood. SCC has three regular season games left, playing their final home match this Wednesday night at 7:00 PM against Whatcom Community College.

The SCC squad finishes the regular season on the road, playing at Everett CC on November 4th and then Bellevue College on November 8th. The final match against Bellevue may decide the region championship, as both teams have one region loss.


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