The temperature barely crept over 50 degrees, an enormous pool of stagnant rainwater sat adjacent to one of the three courts and Bakersfield College staff were hard at work cleaning up that same court with buckets of fresh sand prior to the match.

Friday morning presented far from the prototypical conditions for beach volleyball in Bakersfield, yet it was beach volleyball in Bakersfield all the same, as BC played at home for the first time since April 19, 2019.

Reporter Henry Greenstein can be reached at 661-395-7374. Follow him on Twitter: @HenryGreenstein.

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