Roughriders Dispatch Aztecs in 4 Sets
Yavapai used strong defense to overcome the Pima strong attack. The Roughriders made 74 digs freshman libero Brooke Donnelly grabbing 21 of them. Alos in double digit digit digs was freshman outside hitter Amanda Eno (14) and freshman libero Ana Aguilar (12). Yavapai’s block set the tone early in set 1 and the front line finished with 18 total blocks. Sophomore middle blocker Braxton Fenter led the Roughriders with 5 block assists and 1 solo block. Sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Park was second with 4 block assists.
Offensively the Roughriders were led by Amanada Eno with 15 kills earning her a double / double with kills and digs. Setter Kayle Park had 4 kills on only 7 attempts (.571) which helped the hitters find gaps in Pima’s block. Park also had 32 assists. Another contributing factor to the win was the tough serving by Yavapai, they served 8 aces in the match.
When asked about the team’s win head coach Zach Shaver said, “I am extremely proud of how hard this team is working on practice days and how well they are competing on game days.”
Yavapai returns to the court on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in Walraven Gym for their last home match of the season. Their will be a short program honoring the 3 sophomores (Kaitlin Faber, Braxton Fenter, and Kendy Klump) just prior to the first serve.