Roughriders Improve To 2-0
YC erases and 18 point deficit to record the victory
The Yavapai College men’s basketball team recorded their second win in the inaugural Bill Fain Tip-Off Classic at the Storm Center tonight over Tierra del Sol, 86-78. The Roughriders are now 2-0 on the young season.
YC had to come from behind as the visitors owned a 49-34 halftime lead. With 9 minutes remaining in the game, Tierra del Sol held an 18 point lead before the Riders mounted the comeback. Leading the charge was sophomore Jon Black with 23 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Freshman Louis Barraza had 18 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists. Freshmen Javon Jones and Mychal Martinez chipped in 17 points and 12 points respectively.
The next opponent for Yavapai will be Luke Air Force Base on Saturday, November 10th. The game is slated to tip-off at 5:00 PM in the Storm Center on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott.