PV, Farmington drop volleyball season openers

The Daily Times staff

FARMINGTON – Farmington and Piedra Vista opened the 2019 volleyball season on a rough note.

The Lady Scorpions lost a five-set battle (25-27, 25-20, 12-25, 25-21, 10-15) to Durango tonight at Scorpion Arena, while the Lady Panthers fell to Bayfield in straight sets (14-25, 9-25, 19-25) tonight at Jerry A. Conner Fieldhouse in Farmington.

FHS fought back to force a fifth set, but a couple too many hits clipped the net and led to Durango points.

Farmington (0-1) will play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Kirtland Central, while PV (0-1) will host the Piedra Vista Invitational next weekend.

Farmington's Kaimana Sais hits the ball for a kill against Durango's Millie O'Ketter (10) and Grace Caldwell (5) during Tuesday's volleyball match at Scorpion Arena in Farmington.
Navajo Prep’s Mya Benally goes on the attack against Gallup’s Alicia Retana during Tuesday’s girls soccer match at Eagle Stadium in Farmington.

FHS boys, Prep girls drop soccer home openers

Gallup beat Prep 3-1 at Eagle Stadium in Farmington. Kalieyah Boyd scored Prep’s lone goal with 10 minutes left in regulation.

Elsewhere, Durango beat Farmington 6-0 at Hutchison Stadium in Farmington.

The FHS boys (0-2) will host Bloomfield at 6 p.m. Thursday, while the Prep girls (0-4) will play at 4 p.m. Friday at Santa Fe Indian School.