Women's Sand Volleyball

DIXON, EMORY ADVANCE TO SWEET 16 OF STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

SARATOGA - The duo of Jasmine Dixon and Heather Emory, the first-ever pair to compete in the beach volleyball state championships for the Marauders advanced to the round of 16 after finishing their pool with a 2-1 record, Friday afternoon at West Valley College.

Dixon and Emory opened their first match with a convincing 21-14, 21-17 victory over Fullerton's Fiona Green and Jami Maffei. In the pair's second match they were defeated by pool-winner Khalia Jordan and Felicia Marshall of Glendale College.

In their third match, one it needed to win to advance, Dixon and Emory defeated Glendale's Christina Barremeda and Aofiaolela Faa'agi, 21-18, 21-17.