The Long Beach City College women's volleyball team took down the Mt. San Antonio College Mounties 3-0 on Wednesday evening. This is the Vikings fifth-consecutive win and 21st-consecutive set win. With the win, the Vikings advance to 10-2 overall.
Freshman outside hitter Brooklin Mize was first to get on the board for the Vikings, followed by a huge block from sophomore middle blocker Elsa Woods and sophomore outside hitter Jessica Blakeman. The Mounties were tough at the net throughout the game, but the Vikings kept pushing back to keep the lead.
Blakeman led the team with 13 total kills and 16 digs. Right behind her on the defensive side was freshman libero Doris Woods with 15 digs. Sophomore setter Sierra Davis was on the attack the entire game with 28 assists and a kill percentage of .600.
In the third and final set, the Mounties took control over the ball and were leading the Vikings most of the set. Then in the final moments, the Vikings tied the score at 20-20, then again at 21-21. Blakeman was dialed in as she smashed a service ace to take back the lead 22-21.The Mounties scored off a Viking attack error, but then had a service error to let the Vikings crawl back in the lead 23-22.The Mounties scored again, but then freshman outsider hitter Anisa Lopez had a kill with the help from Davis. Davis then finished the game with a service ace to seal the 25-23 set win and 3-0 sweep.
The Vikings will play again on Friday, Sept. 28 at East Los Angeles College at 4 p.m.