RHC Women’s Volleyball Adds Another Win To Their Streak

Photo by Mia Alvarez
RHC Women’s Volleyball excited after scoring a point that ended the game. This is their sixth game that they won.

The Lady Roadrunners swept the floor against one of their rivals, Huskies of East Los Angeles  College (ELAC) with a score of 3-0 in Monterey Park on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. This was a huge conference game win for the Roadrunners. They just came back from dominating another 3-0 win against Long Beach on Wednesday, Nov. 2

The First Set

Rio Hondo started off the first set very strong with a win of 25-21. They won by just 4 points ahead of ELAC. The Lady Roadrunners were a little shaky at the beginning. There were little slip ups here and there. Then, Coach Esko had a pep talk during one of their timeouts and it really pushed the girls into winning this first set. 

 

The Second Set

Similarly, the second set started with the Roadrunners having a good lead against Cerritos. The second set was like a game of cat and mouse. Everytime Rio scored, ELAC scored.They won the second set with a score of 25-17. The Roadrunners made a kill against the Huskies. The Huskies were no match for these Lady Roadrunners. Rio dominated in the second set. 

The first set of the match was a close call. The second set of the match was not even a competition. Now it was all up to the outcome of the third set. 

 

The Third Set

Meanwhile, the Lady Roadrunners started off the third set with confidence to secure a big win of 25-21. Rio was able to secure their conference win of 3-0. These Roadrunners were ecstatic after the game because they are on a six-game winning streak. 

 

The Postgame Interviews

During postgame, outside hitter Jennifer Martinez, #12, freshman gave her thoughts on how it feels to play for this amazing team. “I feel like I have definitely created some friendships that I know will last a lifetime. I just started, I am a freshman and it’s my last year, I feel like it’s just a bittersweet moment” said Martinez.

Coming up, The Lady Roadrunners will take on the Warriors of El Camino College. The match will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Rio Hondo in Whittier at 6 pm.