Orange Coast def. Golden West

HUNTINGTON BEACH — Dylan Emery had 25 kills to help lead the Pirates to a 26-24, 21-25, 30-28, 18-25, 15-13 Pacific Coast Conference win Friday.

Chris Van Buren and Rusty Sary had 12 kills each, while Michael Ensign had 54 assists and seven digs for OCC (6-4, 3-1 in conference).

"It was a battle," OCC Coach Travis Turner said.

Golden West is 6-3, 2-1.

OCC plays host to San Diego Friday at 6 p.m.



Claremont Covergence Tournament

POMONA — Hannah Croghan scored seven goals in two wins, helping UC Irvine to a 15-4 win over Pomona-Pitzer and a 19-5 win over Redlands Friday.

Amy Riddering led with four goals against Pomona-Pitzer. Kelsey Klatt had five goals in the two wins and Michaela Pierandozzi finished with six goals for UCI (14-5).

UCI plays host to No. 6 San Diego State (1 p.m.) and Colorado State (7 p.m.) Saturday at Anteater Aquatics Complex.



BYU 6, UC Irvine 1

IRVINE — Jeff Stephens had two of the Anteaters' three hits and scored the lone run in the nonconference loss Friday at home.

Taylor Sparks sqeezed in Stephens in the fifth inning for the lone run for UC Irvine (7-6). Andrew Thurman gave up two runs in six innings, striking out four and allowing no walks.

BYU improved to 5-5.

The Anteaters close out the series Saturday at 1 p.m.