Lady Riders Squeek By Pima
The Lady Rider basketball team found enough at the end to pull out a 1-point victory over Pima Community College last night in Tucson, 69-68.
YC runs their overall record above .500 at 6-5 and more significantly 5-1 in conference play.
In the closing minute of the game Yavapai took the lead by one on a free throw by Tehani Goldsmith. On the ensuing possession, Pima hit a shot to regain the 1-point lead with 15 seconds remaining in regulation. After an Aztec timeout, Goldsmith took the ball to the middle of the lane and hit a 10-foot shot with 8 seconds left on the clock for the game winner. Pima had a look at the basket for a last second victory, but the attempt fell short.
Goldsmith ended the game with 20 points, 3 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Jonisha Carson added 15 points, 1 assist, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Paris Dunford had 9 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 6 steals. Kellie Snyder chipped in 6 points, 8 rebounds 2 assists and 2 steals.
Yavapai takes a 15 day lay-off before returning to the Storm Center to face Madison Area Tech College, WI on Saturday, December 29th. Tip-off will be at 1:00 PM.