WCJC’s Heather Henneke of Hallettsville (7) leaps high to spike the ball while Shay Mitchell of Lumberton (15) stands by to assist during the Pioneers’ match against San Jacinto College this past Friday. Despite a valiant effort, the Pioneers came out on the short end of the final score, losing the conference match, 13-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 11-15. The Pioneers’ overall record now stands at 14-9, with a conference record of 2-4. The Pioneers next play this Friday in Carthage against Panola College. Their next home game will be on Tuesday, Oct. 21, against Blinn College.