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Spikers Bit By Gila Monsters

September 7th, 2011 » filed under: Top Story, Volleyball News

The Roughrider volleyball team fell to #9 ranked Eastern Arizona College (8-2, 2-0) Wednesday night in Walraven Gym, 3-1 (25-15, 21-25, 19-25, 10-25). Yavapai falls to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in ACCAC play.

In the first game, YC was down early but rallied to tie the score at 7 and outscored the Gila Monsters 18-8 for the victory.

In the second game, the largest lead either team had was 4 points. With the score at 22-21, Eastern held serve to knot the score at 1.

In the third game, the Roughriders held the lead the majority of the game but fell short in the end to fall behind 2 games to 1.

The Gila Monsters overpowered the lady spikers in the final game to win the match.

Yavapai takes a break from conference play traveling to California to play Imperial Valley College Thursday evening and Cuyamaca College on Friday and will finish the week by participating in the Cuyamaca College on Saturday.