Pirates earn five All-Central Valley Conference honors

All-Central Valley Conference selections (left-right): Davina Lopez, Abigail Hines, Noelani Espiritu, Amber Joy DeLa Cruz, and Natalie Duran.

from PortervillePirates.com

Following the close of the 2023 Porterville College women's volleyball season, five members of the Pirates were honored with All-Central Valley Conference postseason accolades.

Leading the way was sophomore middle blocker Davina Lopez. The Porterville High School grad was named first-team All-CVC after earning second team honors as a freshman last season. Lopez was first on the Pirates this season with 204 kills and 87 total blocks.

Second-team All-Central Valley Conference honors went to freshman middle blocker Abigail Hines. Also for the Pirates, freshman outside hitter Noelani Espiritu, freshman defensive specialist Amber Joy DeLa Cruz, and freshman outside hitter Natalie Duran were recognized as All-CVC honorable mention.

Porterville recently wrapped up the 2023 season with a 14-15 overall record. Under head coach Pete Rasmussen, PC went 8-8 in the Central Valley Conference to finish tied for fifth place.