Columbia Basin College

CBC volleyball falls in 4 to Blue Mt.

PASCO -- Columbia Basin College pushed its NWAACC East contest against visiting Blue Mountain to four sets but the Hawks were outgunned and lost to the Timberwolves.

"They competed pretty hard," CBC coach Mike Baker said of the efforts of his largely freshmen squad.

"They're learning quickly. It's trial by fire."

Bailey Carlson had eight kills for CBC (3-8), Amanda Heffner had 20 digs and Madison Mansch and Carolyn Smith combined for 28 assists on the day.

Set scores: 25-19, 22-25, 25-14, 15-19. Blue Mountain--Robin Schirmer 16 kills; Casey Schmit 10 kills; Jessica Haralson 11 kills; Mary Hays 38 assists. Columbia Basin--Bailey Carlson 8 kills; Samantha Brewer 5 kills; Bryce Combs 5 kills; Amanda Heffner 20 digs; Madison Mansch 15 assists; Carolyn Smith 13 assists.

WWCC 3, Yakima Valley 0

WALLA WALLA -- Libby Kern and Brittany Dominguez combined for 24 kills, Laekynn Culpepper had 11 digs and host Walla Walla Community College swept Yakima Valley in an NWAACC East match.

Set scores: 28-26, 25-17, 25-21. Yakima Valley--Tori Farias 12 kills, 12 digs; Kylie Huffman 23 assists; Taylor Flores 2 kills, 9 assists; Raini Weaver 8 kills; Traci Schweyen 6 kills; Danielle Najera 24 digs. Walla Walla--Taylor Lancaster 5 kills, 5 digs; Libby Kern 10 kills; Laekynn Culpepper 11 digs; Desiree Nielson 5 kills; Brittany Dominguez 14 kills; Renee Baumann 6 kills, 4 digs; Christine Deitz 6 digs.