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Local Roundup: Sept. 22
Gila Ridge tops Yuma
The Gila Ridge Hawks swept the Yuma Criminals 3-0 on Thursday night.
Gila Ridge won 25-9, 25-13, 25-16.
Alyssa Williams picked up 10 digs in the match for Gila Ridge, while teammate Kayle Semler tallied seven assists.
“The girls really needed this,” Gila Ridge coach Colleen Ford said. “All my girls played tonight. It was really great to see them communicating and moving on the court on defense.”
YC rolls Antelope
The Yuma Catholic Shamrocks are on a roll.
The Shamrocks (8-2) swept the Antelope Rams (2-6) on Thursday night, sparking a three-game winning streak.
YC won 25-22, 25-13, 25-13.
Chelsea Mendenhall came up with 38 assists and four aces for YC.
Megan Wren picked up nine kills in the match. Amanda McShane picked up seven kills for the Shamrocks.
Raiders edge Sidewinders
Cibola rallied back from down 2-1 to beat San Luis 25-23, 18-25, 16-25, 25-20, 15-6 on the road Thursday.
Melissa Wong led the Sidewinders with 10 kills and Carla Mendoza had 18 assists for San Luis.
San Luis (3-5) plays at Yuma High on Thursday.
Gila Ridge rolls past Kofa, Mohave
The Gila Ridge swim team blew past the competition.
The Hawks topped Kofa and Mohave at their tri-meet on Thursday, combining for 461 points.
The Gila Ridge girls won their meet with 206 points, followed by Mohave with 178 and Kofa with 154 points.
Emily Gough landed a state provisional time in the 500-yard freestyle for the Hawks. Gough also took first in the 200 freestyle, followed by teammate Kaycee McNutt. Kayla Hodgin claimed a first-place finish in the backstroke.
The Hawks boys team claimed first with 255 points. Kofa came in second with 149, while Mohave took third with 93.
Weston Lines took first in the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly for the Hawks. Chace Williams also came up with two first place finished for Gila Ridge, winning the 50 and 100 freestyle.
Andrew Haynes was a close second in the 50 freestyle and was able to nab a first-place finish in breaststroke. Logan Osborn also won the 500 freestyle for Gila Ridge.