Three volleyball teams remain unbeaten as the season heads into what amounts to its final month.
Scottsdale leads the pack with a 6-0 conference mark. The Artichokes picked up two wins last week, although only one was in ACCAC play, a 3-0 victory over Phoenix. SCC also topped the Ottawa (AZ) JV, 3-0, and is now 10-4 overall.
Yavapai survived a battle to two 18th-ranked teams with a thrilling, 3-2, win at Mesa. YC prevailed in the fifth set, 17-15. The Roughriders are #18 in NJCAA Division I, while the Thunderbirds hold the same ranking in Division II. Kennedy Wright led Yavapai with 20 kills and also had 21 digs. Pilar Dougherty added 34 digs. YC is 4-0 in ACCAC play and 10-2 in all matches.
Arizona Western is also 4-0 in league play, having defeated Eastern Arizona, 3-0, AZW is 11-9 overall.
Glendale is right there with the leaders at 5-1 in conference action. The Gauchos, #6 in DII, took a pair of 3-1 wins, over Pima and South Mountain. GCC is 16-2 in all matches.
Mesa is trying to hang in with a 4-2 conference record. Along with the tight loss to Yavapai the T-Birds defeated the Benedictine JV, 3-0.