Brahmas stop the Roadrunners

The women’s volleyball team won the first game of the invitiational against Butte by three sets to zero.

The first set the Brahmas won 25-12, the second 25-18 and the third 25-16.

Shanon Volpis had a stellar game as she had 10 kills to help the Brahmas cruise to an opening win.

Like Volpis, Whitey Doss, Cairo Harell and Tamia Flies also were leaders in the kills department as Doss had eight, Harell six and Flies had five.

Doss in addition to the kills she had one solo block and one dig.

Coach Nabil Mardini was pleased as his team got off on the right foot in the tournament.

“That’s the whole point every time you touch the ball. You want to win,” Mardini said. “I feel its been a good experience this season.”

The team in the game had a total of 12 errors, unlike Butte who had a total of 13. That didn’t prevent the team from going 13-2 in the season.

Peyton Moyles is a Sophomore this semester and in the game she had one kill, but was the leader in assists with a total of 29. Moyles in addition had four service aces.

“It is like a whole new amphisphere here and and there’s such a great bond between the team,” Moyles said. “I love the team and I know we’re going to have an amazing season and accomplish great things.”

Julia Izquierdo led the team in digs as she had a total of eight. Izquierdo explains the one key component that helped in the game against the Roadrunners.

“Passing is the main key throughout every match because when they all pass good they execute very well,” Izquierdo said. “It is just a good flow once they have a good set and can be able to feel in control of the ball.”

The volleyball team has two more games against Moorpark at 1:30 p.m. and the winner of Santa Barbara at 6:30 p.m.