Volleyball Sweeps TBirds
Tuesday night in Walraven Gym the Roughrider volleyball team recorded their second consecutive ACCAC sweep with a 3-0 victory over Mesa Community College. Yavapai improves their record to 13-1 overall and 5-1 in conference play. Mesa falls to 1-10 overall and 0-6 in league action.
In the first game of the match, Yavapai used 12-7 run to beat the Thunderbirds, 25-17. In the second game, Mesa took the first lead of the game at 1-0 but that was as close as they got as the Riders controlled the remainder of the game to win 25-17. In the final and decisive game, YC opened with a 5-0 lead en route to a 25-17 victory.
The lady spikers take a break from ACCAC action to participate in the highly competitive Western Nebraska Community College Tournament. Yavapai will begin play on Thursday against Casper College, WY and #9 ranked Laramie County Community College. On Friday, Sheridan College, WY, #7 ranked Western Nebraska Community College and Eastern Wyoming Community College will be the opponents. Saturday, Yavapai will finish pool play with Northwest Community College. Yavapai will return to conference play on Wednesday, September 29th at Chandler/Gilbert Community College.