South Mountain played five sets on Thursday night at home against Eastern Arizona. After losing the first two sets the Cougars won the next two in tight fashion 26-24, 25-23 setting up a fifth and deciding set. Another nail bitter ended up going the way of the opponent 15-11.
South Mountain Volleyball hosted Chandler-Gilbert in an ACCAC conference match-up Friday night. The Cougars would be very dominate winning the first two sets 25-20, 25-21 before giving up the third set 26-24. South would win the fourth set 25-20 to take the match.
South Mountain traveled to Mesa to take on Benedictine-Mesa Monday night in a non-conference match. The Cougars would beat the Redhawks in straight sets 25-21, 25-22, 25-21.
Carly Knight had 6 kills and 4 blocks. Oyuky Benitez had 9 digs.
Carly Knight was recently named ACCAC Volleyball Player of the Week for 9/25. Knight, a middle blocker, tallied 14 kills, 10 blocks and 9 digs in a win against # 7 Glendale and a loss to Scottsdale.
South Mountain Volleyball took down #7 Glendale Wednesday night on the road in a great match. South Mountain won a tough first set 28-26 before dropping set 2 27-25. South would win set 3 26-24 and set 4 decisively by the score of 25-13 to take the match 3-1 and upset the ranked Gauchos.
It took South Mountain 5 sets but finally stuck out a great win in beating Pima Friday night. Sets went back and forth with Pima taking set 1 25-21, South answered back in the 2nd winning 25-19.