The Lady Bulldogs lost to Safford Oct. 16 25-18, 25-9 and 25-17 and then fell to Cienega 25-11, 25-9 and 25-10 the next night.
Douglas High School’s departing seniors, back row left to right, Jenise Olivarria, Aleen Nunez, Karina Avechuco, Jennifer Montoya and Kianna Ross. Kneeling is Sergio Leya. Trisha Maldonado/Douglas Dispatch
Against Safford, Jenise Olivarria had five assists, Aleen Nunez had a block and a kill, Kianna Ross a kill, Jennifer Montoya two kills, Karina Avechuco three kills and Ruby Samaniego had a kill and three assists.
Against Cienega, Olivarria had three assists, two digs and an ace; Nunez a kill and two digs and Avechuco five kills, two blocks and three digs.
While the season may not have gone the way he would have liked Douglas’ volleyball coach Carlos Chavez said he was proud of the effort the girls gave.
“They worked hard all season,” he said. “We started in June and we finished last week.”
The coach said he wishes his departing seniors well and is looking forward to working with the underclassmen who are moving up.
“The girls never gave up all season,” the coach said.