April Ross and Whitney Pavlik avenged their only loss in the final to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Austin Open on Sunday.
Ross, a Newport Harbor High product and Costa Mesa resident, teamed with Laguna Beach’s Pavlik, who played at UC Irvine, to defeat Kim DiCello and Emily Stockman 19-21, 21-16, 15-11 in a 60-minute title match on Sunday.
Ross and Pavlik, the No. 2 seeded team, split the $15,000 winner’s purse.
Ross and Pavlik lost 18-21, 21-11, 15-11 in the third round of the main draw to No. 3-seeded DiCello and Stockman to drop into the contenders’ bracket.
Ross and Pavlik defeated Jennifer Fopma and Kelly Reeves 21-18, 19-21, 15-8 to earn a trip...