YC Wins In Tune-up For Central
The YC women’s basketball team had five players in double figures this afternoon in an 82-70 victory over South Mountain Community College in Phoenix. Yavapai inches closer and closer to securing a playoff spot with the win as they improve to 18-8 overall and 15-3 in ACCAC action.
The lady hoopsters went into halftime with a 48-35 lead but the offense went stagnant in the opening minutes of the second half. YC extended the lead to nineteen only to have the Cougars close the gap to eight with 3 minutes remaining. Yavapai closed the game scoring the final 4 points.
Tehani Goldsmith hit her stride with 18 points and Jonisha Carson had 15. Paris Dunford and Taameka Pruitt added 12 and Kellie Snyder chipped in 10.
On Wednesday, February 20th YC entertains the new #1 ranked Central Arizona College. In their previous meeting this year, CAC dismantled the Lady Riders, 98-54. Tip-off will be 5:30 PM in the Storm Center on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott.