By Greg Perkins
Joseph City’s Lady Wildcats posted five wins and just one loss in their own volleyball tournament last Friday and Saturday.
Friday went well for the Wildcats with wins over Valley, 2-0, Shonto Prep, 2-0, and Greyhills, 2-1. Their first two matches on Saturday were a 2-0 win over Many Farms followed by a 2-1 win over Grand Canyon. Their lone loss came against St. Michaels on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Cardinals won, 2-0.
The Wildcats entered this week ranked 12th in the 1A and will need to remain inside the top 16 to make the state tournament. After playing a doubleheader at 19th ranked Mayer on Tuesday, they will host top ranked and unbeaten Mogollon on Friday, Oct. 13. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, they will host Cibecue in a doubleheader.