Roughriders Blank Thunderbirds in Volleyball Action
Yavapai took advantage of the friendly crowd in Walraven Gym on Friday night a they dispatched Mesa CC in 3 straight sets. The Roughriders used a strong .184 hitting percentage to grab their first ACCAC victory by scores of 25-19, 25-16, 25-18.
Sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries led all Roughriders with 11 kills posting a strong .216 hitting percentage. She also chipped in 8 digs and 1 block. Fellow outside hitter, freshman Annie Harte also contributed 8 digs to go along with 7 kills on her birthday. Sophomore middle blocker Makenna Busse posted strong numbers with 7 kills, .240 hitting percentage, and 2 blocks. Busse also had 2 of the team’s 4 service aces. Sophomore libero Victoria McCarty led Yavapai with 12 digs in the backcourt.
Yavapai will return to ACCAC action on Wednesday as they travel to Yuma in order to take on the Lady Matadors of Arizona Western College. Game time is 7:00 pm. The Roughriders will return home to Walraven Gym on Wednesday October 10th for their first of a 6 match home stand which will last until the end of the regular season.