Women's Beach Volleyball: Rio Hondo splits matches at Bakersfield

Women's Beach Volleyball: Rio Hondo splits matches at Bakersfield

Rio Hondo College split a pair of Western State Conference matches at Bakersfield College on Friday as the Roadrunners defeated Antelope Valley College 5-0 to snap a seven-match losing streak after falling 5-0 to host Bakersfield.

The Roadrunners are 2-11 overall and 2-5 in conference play with just two matches left in the regular season.

Rio Hondo cruised to its second win of the season over Antelope Valley. The Roadrunners picked up straight-set wins at No. 1-4 and won at No. 5 by default.

The Roadrunners opened the day with a 5-0 loss against the host Renegades. The Rio Hondo duo of Ramos and Campos nearly pulled off a win at No. 5 but suffered a 16-12, 22-20, 12-15 loss to the Bakersfield team of Ali Sikea and McKenna Baameaur.

Rio Hondo closes out the 2016 regular season with a pair of non-conference at Grossmont College next Friday (Apr. 22). The Roadrunners will face Ventura and host Grossmont, beginning at 10 a.m.

Complete results from both matches below:

Rio Hondo 5, Antelope Valley 0
No.1 - Carleigh Cruz/Paula Alferez (RIO) def. Hannah Douglas/Gizzelle Navarro (AVC); 21-13, 21-5
No. 2 - Gabrielle Cruz/Jacqueline Chaidez (RIO) def. Maryah Tatum/Destiny Fredrick (AVC); 21-19, 21-18
No. 3 - Stephanie Rios/Erika Mendoza (RIO) def. Lauren Devine/B. Bloemendaal (AVC); 21-17, 21-5
No. 4 - Romy Ramos/Kassandra Casas (RIO) def. Nicole Pullum/Elizabeth Perez (AVC); 23-21, 21-19
No. 5 - Rio Hondo won by default

Bakersfield 5, Rio Hondo 0
No. 1 - Alyssa Mathews/Sarah Arvin (BC) def. Carleigh Cruz/Paula Alferez (RIO); 21-11, 21-12
No. 2 - MacKenzie Hernandez/Hannah Pope (BC) def. Gabrielle Cruz/Jacqueline Chaidez (RIO); 21-5, 21-15
No. 3 - Kelsey Henderson/Savannah Cano (BC) def. Erika Mendoza/Stepheanie Rios (RIO);21-13, 21-10
No. 4 - Kayla Romero/Brea Lidgett (BC) def. Brenda Alvarado/Kassandra Cuellar (RIO); 21-2, 21-14
No. 5 - Ali Sikea/McKenna Baameur (BC) def. Romy Ramos/Kassandra Casas (RIO); 21-16, 20-22, 15-12