The volleyball team (3-7) was happy to be home as it defeated West Coast Baptist College in three sets (25-19, 25-20, 25-17) on Thursday in its home opener at the West Campus’ Aztecs Gym.

The Aztecs never trailed in the first set and took advantage early with a 6-0 run. Pima fell behind in the second set but never trailed more than three points. It trailed 17-20 but came back to win it 25-20. The Aztecs used a couple of 4-0 runs to pull away and win the third set.

Cheryl Montague (Academy of Tucson HS) led the way with 14 kills for Pima while Kaylee Rakowski (Sahuarita HS) contributed with nine kills and four blocks. Shaysea Alba (Safford HS) also had five blocks. Kami Humphrey (Canyon del Oro HS) had 28 assists and three aces while Courtney Pitts (Catalina Magnet HS) had nine digs.

The volleyball team is at the West Campus’ Aztecs Gym on Friday as it hosts Mesa Community College at 7 p.m.

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