Almaguer finishes with 12 kills but Aztecs volleyball's rally falls short at Eastern Arizona College

Sophomore Deanna Almaguer finished with a team-high 12 kills to go along with two blocks but the No. 19 ranked Aztecs volleyball team fell in four sets at Eastern Arizona College 25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 25-18). The Aztecs are now 5-5 overall and 2-1 in ACCAC conference play. They host Mesa Community College on Friday at the West Campus Aztec Gymnasium. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum
Sophomore Deanna Almaguer finished with a team-high 12 kills to go along with two blocks but the No. 19 ranked Aztecs volleyball team fell in four sets at Eastern Arizona College 25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 25-18). The Aztecs are now 5-5 overall and 2-1 in ACCAC conference play. They host Mesa Community College on Friday at the West Campus Aztec Gymnasium. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College volleyball team (5-5, 2-1 in ACCAC) dropped its first ACCAC conference match on Wednesday at Eastern Arizona College (6-8, 3-0).

  • The No. 19 ranked Aztecs tied the match in the second set but dropped the next two games falling in four sets (25-23, 21-25, 25-21 25-18) to the Gila Monsters.
  • Sophomore Deanna Almaguer led the Aztecs with 12 kills and also added two blocks. Sophomore Andrea Vigil-German (Ironwood Ridge HS) also had double digits in kills with 10 to go along with eight digs.
  • Sophomore Jessica Bright-Schade (Safford HS) fell short of a double-double with nine kills and 14 digs. Sophomore Kaylee Moseley (Marana HS) posted six kills and six blocks.
  • Sophomore Karla Soto (Nogales HS) finished the match with 18 assists, eight digs and four aces while fellow sophomore Isabella Jacome had 14 assists and two aces.

The Aztecs will return to West Campus Aztec Gymnasium on Friday when they host Mesa Community College. The match begins at 7:00 p.m.