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Calvin Sanborn rips 23 kills in 3-2 Vaquero victory

Freshman outside hitter Calvin Sanborn led the Vaqueros with 23 kills. (File photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)
Freshman outside hitter Calvin Sanborn led the Vaqueros with 23 kills. (File photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)

SBCC erased a 7-2 deficit in the fifth set on Friday afternoon and went on to beat San Diego Miramar 3-2 on the road. The scores were 21-25, 25-18, 25-17, 26-28, 15-9.

Scott Sanborn and Blake Lockhart came through with long serving runs to spark the Vaquero comeback in the fifth set.

"We were down 7-2 in the fifth set and we outscored them 13-2, thanks to huge serving by Scotty and Blake," said coach Jon Newton. "That was a great comeback win on the road."

Calvin Sanborn, a 6-4 freshman left-hander from Santa Cruz, led Santa Barbara (1-1) with 23 kills. Lockhart added 15 kills with just one error and a .636 hitting percentage. Trenth Lingruen also had 15 kills, five digs and hit .357.

The Vaqueros hit .358 as a team in the 2-hour, 12-minute marathon.

Aaron Letvin, a 6-4 setter from Menlo Park, dished out 45 assists and dug five balls.

The Vaqueros will play their next three on the road, starting Wednesday at Fullerton at 6 p.m.