Gavilan Wins Consolation Championship
For the third consecutive year, the Gavilan College Women's Volleyball team won the Consolation Bracket at the Delta College Classic Tournament. The tournament plays host to some of the biggest names in Northern California Community College Volleyball and is usually serves as a good indication of who will advance to the Regional Playoffs.
Gavilan was paired up with Feather River College in the first round and lost 15-25, 20-25, 8-25. This was the second time this season that Gav' has lost to FRC, who have proven themselves to be one of the top teams in Nor-Cal. In the second and third rounds, Gavilan bounced back to defeat Shasta College 25-20, 25-21, 25-7 and College of the Siskiyous 25-17, 25-14, 25-12. Those two wins placed the Rams in the Consolation Championship for the fourth straight year. After an amazing back and forth battle, Gavilan was able to fight off Taft College, winning in five sets, 22-25, 25-16, 25-23, 16-25, 15-11. The victory gives Gav' a 6-4 overall record heading into Wednesday's match up against perennial power Sacramento City College. Last season, Sac City and Gavilan met in the first round of the Nor-Cal Playoffs with Gav' losing in four sets. First serve is scheduled for 5:30 PM at Gavilan College.