The Cougars took down another conference rival, Scottsdale CC, last night in our gymnasium. South Mountain got off to a fast start in dominating the Artichokes through the first two games. After losing the third game, the Cougars rebounded to win the fourth game by the score of 25-21.
The Cougars continue to dominate ACCAC play with another 3-set win over Chandler-Gilbert CC last night. South Mountain won by the scores of 25-23, 25-21, and 25-10. Sophomores Delaney Scanlan and Caitlin Thibodeaux had outstanding performance in the effort.
The NJCAA just released the updated rankings for Division 2 Volleyball and for the first time in 18 years the Cougars are ranked in the top 20 in the country. South Mountain came in ranked #10 nationally in today’s poll.
The Cougars are coming off another strong showing from the Yavapai Tournament this past weekend in Prescott. Coach Mooney’s team won three out of four matches last weekend, defeating Eastern Arizona (3-2), Phoenix College (3-0), and New Mexico Military Institute (3-2).
The Cougars remain hot on the volleyball court. South Mountain went down to Pima CC on Friday evening and took care of the Aztecs in three straight games. The Cougars currently have a 5-1 record and are in 1st place in the ACCAC.
The Cougars opened up conference play, in thrilling fashion, at home last night with a 3 games to 1 win over Yavapai College.! After squeaking out a 2-point win in game two, 26-24, the Cougars found themselves in a hole at 17-24, but mounted a great comeback.