The Gulf Coast volleyball team belongs to the two member Panhandle Conference. Whoever wins the best of five series with Pensacola State gets to go to the Junior College State Tournament in November.
The two rivals squared off Wednesday night at the Billy Harrison Fieldhouse, with Gulf Coast taking the first set 25-13. The Lady Pirates rebounded in the second, winning 13-25. But Gulf Coast captured the next two sets, 25-21 and 25-19 to take the first meeting of the two.
The two meet up next Wednesday September 25th in Pensacola.