Karoline Ruiz (No. 10) jumps up to smash a ball. With a leading score of 20-13, Ruiz and teammate Jacelin McKie (No. 5) played with their team watching on Friday, April 21 at West Beach in Santa Barbara Calif. (Yarrow Hogan)
The Vaqueros volleyball team battles Moorpark and Bakersfield during their beach tournament
City College girl’s beach volleyball team battled against Moorpark College at 9 a.m. and against Bakersfield College at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 21 on West Beach in downtown Santa Barbara.
Under the burning sun, the Vaqueros lost their first match against Moorpark college with a final score of 3-2 but came back to win against Bakersfield bringing it home with a 5-1 win.
“I’m proud of our girls, we had a lot of off-court struggles this year and as a team we were able to come together and share the pain, mentally, emotionally and physically,” Head Coach Ariana Garner said.