The Shoreline Community College Volleyball Team played 7
matches over two days, 5 matches on Saturday alone at the Mt. Hood Community
College Volleyball Tournament (Gresham, Oregon). The Lady Dolphins finished
second to the host Mt. Hood CC Saints.
SCC opened tournament with a 5
set victory over Linn-Benton Community College, the #2 ranked team in the
NWAACC. SCC won the 5th and deciding game by a score of 16-14. SCC
then beat Pierce College 3-1 to end Friday’s action. On the second day
Linn-Benton CC gain a bit of revenge, beating SCC 3-1 to send the Dolphins to
the loser’s bracket. But then SCC went on a run and beat Clackamas CC 2-1,
Chemeketa CC 2-0 and got the final say on Linn-Benton 2-0 to reach the finals of the tournament.
In a class battle, the Lady Dolphins loss 3-2 to
Mt. Hood, #3 ranked team in the NWAACC, with the fifth and deciding game going
SCC is now 21-9 on the season and 6-1 in the
region and has clinched a NWAACC Championship bid already. SCC will return to
Mt. Hood Community College on November 17-20 to play in the NWAACC Volleyball
Championship, hosted by Mt. Hood. SCC has three regular season games left,
playing their final home match this Wednesday night at 7:00 PM against Whatcom
The SCC squad finishes the regular season on the
road, playing at Everett CC on November 4th and then Bellevue College on
November 8th. The final match against Bellevue may decide the region
championship, as both teams have one region loss.