Roughriders Survive a Battle With the Vaqueras
Yavapai had to battle for every point in their 2nd ACCAC match of the season. Central Arizona College was playing in only their 2nd match of the season but they were prepared for the Roughriders and forced a 4 set match with Yavapai winning by scores of 29-27, 25-16, 20-25, 25-21.
Sophomore outside hitter Iva Alebic was tops in kills for the Roughriders with 17. Sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton attacked very efficiently at .455. Hamilton had 7 kills on only 11 attempts. Freshman outside hitter BreiAnna Grunig entered the match for the first time in the 4th set and gave the team the spark they needed to finish off the visitors from Central Arizona.
Yavapai returns to their home court on Friday at for their first match of the Roughrider Invitational presented by Marriott Hotels 12:30 as they take on Lee College (TX). The 2nd match of the tournament for Yavapai will be at 7:00 as they play Seward County CC (KS). Yavapai will finish their home tournament with a familiar opponent in South Mountain CC on Saturday at 4:00.