The Lady Cougars traveled to Mendocino on Wednesday, August 30, where they opened with the host, Mendocino College Lady Eagles, beating them in four intense sets; 25-27, 25-21, 26-24, 25-15.
The Cougars played hard and extremely competitive with very tight scores to keep the momentum in motion. Keelin Pilgrim and Koral Hearn hammered the ball over Mendocino's blocks and Krysti Collier and Kendal Dummer kept the Cougars in play on several volleys with some amazing digs.
In the second match, Lassen fell Los Medanos in four sets; 18-25, 25-19, 23-25, 13-25. Lassen turned in a solid performance, tallying some great blocks to battle through another four set match. Despite the loss, Pilgrim and Hearn played great all around and Rosario Medina stepped up when needed, providing some great front-line defense with several blocks.