Orange Coast def. Saddleback

Sierra Brown notched 20 kills and eight digs to help lead the host Pirates to a 25-17, 25-21, 25-14 Orange Empire Conference-opening win Friday.

Carina Perez had a match-high 22 digs and Megan Ritchie dished out 27 assistsf for the Pirates (6-0, 1-0 in conference), ranked No. 8 in the most recent state polls.

The Gauchos are 4-4, 0-1.

OCC returns to action Wednesday at Fullerton College (6 p.m.) before returning to the Peterson Gym on Friday night against rival Golden West (6 p.m.).


UC Davis 2, UC Irvine 0

The host Aggies upset the No. 25-ranked Anteaters in the Big West Conference opener for both teams Friday.

UC Davis (5-4-1, 1-0-0 in conference) scored a goal in each half and outshot UCI, 10-8. Goalie Michael Breslin made five saves for the Anteaters (5-3-2, 0-1-0).


UC Santa Barbara 1, UC Irvine 0

The visiting Anteaters outshot the Gauchos, 13-7, but fell in their Big West Conference opener Friday.

USCB (7-4-1, 1-0-0 in conference) scored in the 43rd minute. Goalie Corey Tobin made three saves for UCI (5-5-0, 0-1-0).


NCAA Inter-Regional Jamboree

SACRAMENTO — Junior Alex Tebbe led UC Irvine Friday.