COSTA MESA — Aimee Melone had 20 kills and 13 digs to lead the Orange Coast College women's volleyball team to a 22-25,25-22, 27-25, 26-24 Orange Empire Conference win over rival Golden West College Wednesday night.
The Pirates, ranked No. 5 in the state, rallied from an opening-game loss to top the No. 12-ranked Rustlers, maintaining their unbeaten record in the OEC (4-0).
Whitney Crosby and Katherine Wichner each had eight kills for OCC (9-1 overall), while setter Kimya Jafroudi paced the offense with 44 assists. Freshman libero Maddie Baird anchored the Pirates' defense with 20 digs.