Volleyball: Cienega serves up rare sweep at Salpointe

Ashley Robinson returns a serve for Cienega. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


Cienega improved to 2-1 on the year thanks to a commanding sweep over Salpointe Tuesday night. It was the first time the Lancers recorded a loss at home to a Southern Arizona team since Sahuaro pulled off a 3-2 win on Oct. 17, 2016, some 24 matches in a row. It was also the first time the Lancers were swept at home to a Southern Arizona team since Ironwood Ridge pulled it off on Sept. 11, 2013.

Still, if a team was going to do it, it had to be Cienega….



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