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Garrison posts career-high 20 kills in 5-game loss

Emma Esparza makes one of her 15 digs vs. Pasadena in the home opener. (Photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)
Emma Esparza makes one of her 15 digs vs. Pasadena in the home opener. (Photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)

SBCC dropped a pair of women's volleyball matches on Saturday in their home debut at the SBCC Quad.

The Vaqueros (0-4) lost a tough 3-2 match to Pasadena City (25-18, 17-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-11), then got swept by Long Beach (25-17, 25-20, 25-21).

Sophomore outside hitter Kenzie Garrison recorded a double-double vs. PCC with career highs in kills (20) and digs (14). Her previous career high in kills was 11 at Hancock on Nov. 8, 2017. She hit .400 with just two errors in 50 swings. She also recorded four aces.

Grace Trocki had 13 kills and two blocks. Kate Richardson and Jacque Ortegon both contributed nine kills and two blocks.

Emma Esparza collected 15 digs vs. Pasadena.

In the Long Beach match, Richardson had seven kills with a .545 hitting percentage and five blocks, the same total as Ortegon. Jenny Sims and Jazz Hill notched six kills apiece and Trocki had five. Lexi Michaelson led in digs with 13. Long Beach is 5-1 with five straight wins.

The Vaqueros will host another Quad Tournament on Saturday, taking on Cerritos at 11 a.m. and Contra Costa at 3 p.m.