Taking on first place El Camino College, the Cerritos College volleyball team was swept in three sets, 25-16, 25-17. 25-18 on Wednesday. The loss drops the Falcons to 8-10 overall and 5-5 in South Coast Conference play with four matches remaining. The team will now host Long Beach City College at 6:00 p.m. on Friday.
The Warriors (16-4, 9-1) led from start to finish and received double-digit kills from a pair of players. Cerritos relied on freshman Jasmynne Roberts (Long Beach Poly HS), who led the team with 10 kills and just one error, while freshmen Nicole Spigner (La Mirada HS) and Valerie Montoya (La Mirada HS) each accounted for five kills without an error.
In the second set, the Falcons were able to close a 12-6 deficit to a 16-14 score, but weren't able to take the lead at any point. Service errors hurt Cerritos in the third set, as a close 17-16 score quickly became match point for El Camino, who closed out the match.
Freshman Amanda Payne (Orange Lutheran HS) finished with seven kills, with freshman setter Michelle Barba (Downey HS) dishing out 15 assists, while freshman Crissy Silavong (Katella HS) added 10 assists and six digs, with sophomore libero Ashley Castro (Santa Fe HS) leading the team with 12 digs.
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