PRESCOTT, Ariz--The #9 Snow College Badgers proved to be too hot to be stopped in a straight set sweep of #20 Arizona Western Friday afternoon at the Dalton Overstreet Invitational at Yavapai College.
The Matadors (1-5) had too many mistakes to overcome the Badgers (8-0), who have been unstoppable to start the season. Arizona Western committed 24 total errors in the three sets against a team that has consistently forced their opponents into mistakes.
Snow has only lost 5 of its first 29 sets this season and continued their efficient pace in Arizona after winning two matches against ACCAC opponents in Glendale and Yavapai. They also took a pair of matches from Eastern Arizona in the last week.
The Matadors were led by Melissa Garciglia Banuelos' 6 kills, while freshman Penina Matau had five.
Arizona Western wraps up the Dalton Overstreet Invitational on Saturday with a pair of matches. The Lady Mats start the day at 8am against Monroe College, on court one where live stream will be available through Yavapai College. They conclude the tournament with a 4pm start against Utah State University Eastern.
Arizona Western College is one of the top community colleges in Arizona. The college boasts partnerships with all three state universities that include face-to-face classes in Yuma.