Lady Riders Remain Perfect in ACCAC Action
5 score in double figures
After an emotional win on Wednesday in Yuma, the Lady Rider basketball team carried that emotion tonight with an 88-75 victory over the Lady Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College. YC eclipses the .500 mark for the first time this season with a record of 5-4 overall and a perfect 4-0 in ACCAC play.
Yavapai jumped out to a 51-28 halftime lead and fended off the SCC charge in the last 20 minutes to win going away. Tehani Goldsmith led the lady hoopsters with 26 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals. Paris Dunford came off of the bench to add 16 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Kellie Snyder had 13 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 block. Jonisha Carson chipped in 11 points, 6 assists and 3 steals and Taameka Pruitt had a double-double with10 points and 15 rebounds. As a team, YC shot 43% from the field and a poor 51% from the free throw line.
The Lady Riders return to the hardwood on Wednesday to play host to Mesa Community College. Yavapai won both meetings last season 75-60 and 61-58. Tip-off will be at 5:30 PM in the Storm Center on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott.