Early season success leads to individual accolades for BatesGCC Sophomore, Middle Blocker Ashley Bates (Mountain Ridge HS) was named ACCAC co-player of the week for the week ending September 8th. Currently, Ashley is second in the conference in kills (37-67 43%), and second in the conference in blocks per game (1.45 bpg, 16 total for the season). Ashley will also be nominated for the same honor on the National Division 2 level this week. Bates helped the #14 Gauchos move to 3-0 this week by defeating Mesa on the road in 4 games Wednesday night (30-23, 30-11, 26-30, 30-25).
The Gauchos will return to action on Wednesday night when they host the Pima Aztecs at 7 p.m. in Glendale.
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