Lady Riders Beat GCC
Carson has a career night with game high 26 points
After a disappointing loss on Saturday, the Lady Rider basketball team bounced back with a 54-47 conference victory over Glendale Community College Wednesday night. Yavapai improves to 12-9 overall and more significantly, 10-3 in ACCAC action.
Sophomore Jonisha Carson had a banner night scoring her college career high 26 points to go along with her first NJCAA 3-pointer. Ebony Ward chipped in 10 points and 4 assists.
Yavapai struggled early to find the bottom of the net and took a 25-21 margin into the locker room at halftime. The lead would extend to 10 late in the game only to dwindle to the 7-point victory.
Yavapai plays host to the #2 team in the conference, Arizona Western College on Saturday, February 2nd. The Lady Riders beat the Matadors in double overtime in Yuma, 74-67 in their first meeting in December. The game will begin at 5:30 PM in the Storm Center.