Roughriders Sweep Artichokes 3-0
On Wednesday evening the Yavapai Volleyball squad earned their 5th consecutive victory by beating Scottsdale CC 3-0. The set scores were 25-3, 25-18, 25-12.
Yavapai’s strong serving kept Scottsdale off balance as the team had a season high 12 service aces. Offensively the Roughriders were effective as they hit .205. The best hitting percentage was freshman middle blocker Lacie Tenney with .500 (5 kills, 0 errors, 10 attempts). Freshman right side hitter Lexi Cole led Yavapai with 8 kills while hitting .259.
The defense was led by sophomore libero Victoria McCarty who collected 14 digs. The setting responsibility was handled primarily by freshman Pilar Daugherty who contributed 28 assists and freshman Paola Ortiz who chipped in 4 and 1 dig in set 3.
The Roughriders will remain in Prescott for another showdown with 1st place Arizona Western on Friday at 7:00 pm. Last time the Roughriders and Lady Matadors tangled it was an intense battle that went to extra points in set 5. The Roughriders came away with a 21-19 victory in set 5 to seal the win.