Roughriders Battled to a 3 Set Sweep Over Scottsdale
On Wednesday evening in Walraven Gym Yavapai earned a 3-0 win over the Artichokes from Scottsdale but it was battle from start to finish! The final scores were 25-22, 25-21, 27-25. With the victory Yavapai improved to 5-1 in conference and 10-8 overall.
As a team the Roughriders came up big defensively with 53 total digs, 17.67 per set. Freshman libero Victoria McCarty led the team with 15, sophomore libero Hannah Semon was second with 12, and freshman setter Kanani Hiapo was third with 10.
The Roughriders’ offense started with solid passing, as a team with a rating of 2.33 (3.0 being the highest). Three players finished the match with double digit kills. Tops was freshman outside hitter Nynke de Vries with 14, second was sophomore middle blocker Bailey Anderson with 12, and third was sophomore outside hitter Jailynn Butler with 10.
The Roughriders will return to ACCAC competition on Friday as they travel to Thatcher, AZ to take on the Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College at 7:00 pm.