Roughriders Sweep the Bears on Sophomore Night
Yavapai volleyball finished their ACCAC schedule with a 3-0 victory over Phoenix College. The Roughriders improve their conference record to 8-5 and 17-9 overall. The final scores were 25-18, 25-15, 25-19.
Sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries had one of her best outings of the season with 15 kills and a hitting percentage of .261. She also added 10 digs. Sophomore libero Victoria McCarty was tops in digs with 12 and she threw in a service ace. The Roughriders were strong at the net averaging 3 blocks for set and finished the match with 9 total blocks. The team was also powerful from the service line with 7 aces and only 3 errors.
Now Yavapai will move into the NJCAA Region I playoffs as they travel to Thatcher, AZ to take on the Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College for the 4th time in 2018. The winner will advance to the Region I Championship against Arizona Western College who has earned a bye in the first round. In ACCAC action Yavapai is 1-2 against Eastern Arizona and 2-1 against Arizona Western College. Match time on Wednesday is set for 7:00 pm.