Lady Hoopsters Win Fifth Straight
The Lady Rider basketball team won their fifth consecutive game on Friday over Chandler/Gilbert Community College, 86-73 to improve to 6-5 overall and 5-1 in ACCAC action. The Lady Coyotes fall to 3-7 overall and 1-5 in conference play.
Once again, the Yavapai team found themselves down going into halftime only to rebound with renewed effort in the second half. YC scored 48 points after intermission shooting an impressive 48% from the field. Yavapai controlled the boards Friday night grabbing 52 caroms to the opponent’s 34.
Kira DeMorales and DeAndra Adsitt each scored a double-double on the night. DeMorales had 21 points, a team high, and 11 rebounds and Adsitt knocked down 17 points and grabbed a team high 15 boards. Lerrin Cook was 4 for 6 from behind the three-point line on her way to 20 points and Louise Solomon added 13 points and seven rebounds. Julianne Forte` sat out Friday night’s contest after spending Thursday night in the hospital with a stomach virus.
The Roughriders return to the court on Monday, January 4th at the Wells Fargo Classic in Yuma against #17 ranked Monroe College, NY. YC will return to the Storm Center on Saturday, January 9th hosting Eastern Arizona College at 5:30 PM.