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Lady Hoopsters Win

January 31st, 2009 » filed under: Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team beat a very good Glendale Community College team this afternoon in the Storm Center, 98-91. Yavapai improves their overall record to 12-10 overall and 8-6 in ACCAC action. GCC falls to 13-9 overall and 8-6 in conference play.

YC played catch-up most of the game. Glendale took a commanding 33-22 lead with 9 minutes remaining in the first half. The Roughriders clawed back to to close the deficit to four, 46-42 right before the intermission. Yavapai took the lead for good midway through the second half and finished the game hitting 6 out 6 free throws to seal the victory.

Julianne Forte` led the home team in scoring with 21 points. Bjonee Reaves had a double-double with 19 points and a school record tying 14 assists. Danielle Reiher also added 19 points and Lerrin Cook dropped 10.

Yavapai is at Scottsdale Community College on Wednesday, February 4th for a 5:30 PM tip-off. The Lady Artichokes beat YC in their first meeting of the year 71-66.