Morenci JHS Volleyball
By Raymundo Frasquillo
Morenci’s 8th graders upped the season record to 5-1 with road wins over Safford Sept. 4 and Duncan Aug. 29. The Wildcats prevailed in three sets (27-25, 10-25, 15-9) over the Bulldogs and in two (25-17 twice) over the Wildkats.
The Fairbanks Middle School dropped from the unbeaten with a 3-set (25-20, 21-25, 13-15) home loss to Fort Thomas Aug. 28. The 3-1 Wildcats topped Miami in three sets (25-21, 23-25, 15-4) Aug. 27.
The Fairbanks’ 7th graders evened their record at 3-3 with a 2-set (18-25, 23-25) loss to Safford plus three wins, in two sets (25-13, 25-21) over Duncan, in three sets (25-17, 10-25, 15-4) over Miami, and in two sets (25-21, 25-22) over Fort Thomas.
The Wildcats host Pima today (Sept. 6) and travel to Thatcher for an all-day invitational tournament Saturday, Sept. 8, and to Solomon on Sept. 11 before returning to Phil Martinez Court against Thatcher Sept. 13