#Pac12BVB: Cats season ends prematurely - Tucson News Now

#Pac12BVB: Cats season ends prematurely

USC is champs on the beach for a second straight season (Photos courtesy: Arizona Athletics/Pac-12 Conference). USC is champs on the beach for a second straight season (Photos courtesy: Arizona Athletics/Pac-12 Conference).
TUCSON, AZ -

After a morning of Pac-12 action, No. 3 seed of Arizona concludes team play as they drop to UW, (1-4). The Wildcats garnered a (17-10) overall team record this season. UA's No.1 and 2 duo then went on to compete in the pair play later in the day.
 
Halli Amaro and Natalie Anselmo of the No. 5 duo picked up the only win of the day for Arizona, dominating against Anna Crabtree and Lindsay Chalmers in consecutive sets, (21-10, 21-14). 
UW's pair of Crissy Jones and Tia Scambray of the No. 1 tandem would then go on to gain a victory for the Huskies as they defeated Madison and McKenna Witt, (19-21, 15-21). 
  
With USC being deemed, Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Champion, pair competition began later in the day.
 
To open up pair play, No. 5 seeded, Madison and McKenna Witt took on UW's No. 12 seed of Cassie Strickland and Courtney Schwan in round one and pulled away with a victory in straight sets, (21-12, 21-14).
 
Olivia Hallaran and Olivia Macdonald, the No. 10 seeded pair hit the sand against Kathryn Plummer and Jenna Gray who hold the No. 7 seed position for Stanford and dropped to the Cardinal, leading to their elimination in the Pairs Championship, (16-21, 14-21).
 
For the final day of the Pac-12 Championships, Madison and McKenna Witt will go on to the second round of pair competition. Witts will take on UW's No. 4 seed of Tia Scambray and Crissy Jones at 9 a.m. MST.
  
Team Results 

  1. Crissy Jones/Tia Scambray (WASH) def. McKenna Witt/Madison Witt (ARIZ) 21-19, 21-15
  2. Courtney Shwan/Destiny Julye (WASH) def. Olivia Macdonald/Olivia Hallaran (ARIZ) 21-17, 25-23
  3. Cassie Strickland/Carly Dehoog (WASH) def. Hailey Devlin/Sam Manley (ARIZ) 21-19, 21-18
  4. Melanie Wade/Shayne McPherson (WASH) def. Brooke Burling/Mia Mason (ARIZ) 21-16, 21-19
  5. Natalie Anselmo/Halli Amaro (ARIZ) def. Anna Crabtree/Lindsay Chalmers (WASH) 21-10, 21-14

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