Volleyball Sweeps Arizona Western 3-0
Yavapai improved its ACCAC record to 11-2 with a straight sets victory over the Matadors of Arizona Western College of Friday night. Yvapai won by scores of 25-21, 25-22, 25-15.
The Roughriders were effective offensively hitting .228 with 34 kills but their defense is what shined. Yavapai combined for 53 digs averaging 17.67 per set. Leading the way defensively were the two liberos Brooke Donnelly and Jaynalee Hoopai who totaled 29 digs between them. Donnelly stopped 15 attacks and Hoopai stopped 14. Yavapai was also strong dfensively at the net with 9 total blocks (3 per set). Sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton led the way with 4 block assists.
Both middle blockers, Paige Hamilton and Shelby Mottram were strong offensively as well. Hamilton hit .444 with 10 kills and Mottram hit .455 with 6 kills. Outside hitter Iva Alebic matched Hamilton’s team high of 10 kills.