Yavapai Takes Down Seward County in Straight Sets
After suffering a straight set loss to Lee College of Texas the Roughriders bounced back and played an exciting match in the nightcap against Seward County CC. Yavapai won by scores of 25-19, 25-21, 25-20.
Offensively Yavapai was led by the trio of sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton (.625), freshman outside hitter Iva Alebic (.333), and sophomore outside hitter Kelsey park (.292). The three combined for 33 of Yavapai’s 38 kills.
Freshman setter Jordan Tilley handled most of the setting duties and finished with 26 assists. She also helped the effort defensively with 12 digs. Sophomore setter Kayle park chipped in 4 assists, 5 digs, 2 blocks, and 1 kill. Sophomore libero Brooke Donnelly led the Roughriders with 13 digs and 2 service aces.
Yavapai improved to 7-4 overall and remains 2-0 in ACCAC play. The team finishes the Roughrider Invitational presented by Marriott Hotels at 4:00 against a familiar foe in the Cougars of South Mountain.