No. 5/4 Grand Canyon def. No. 7/8 Pepperdine 25-18, 25-21, 23-25, 20-25, 16-14 on Wednesday night in Malibu. Opposite Camden Gianni had 12 kills and six aces to lead the Lopes, while the Waves were led by opposite Jaylen Jasper’s 30 kills on a .578 attack percentage. The Lopes outhit the Waves, .418 to .398, and outblocked them 7.0 to 5.5. Check out Gianni’s postmatch interview with associate editor Jonathan Bates as he reflects on the win.