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Lady Riders Scare The Gila Monsters

January 11th, 2009 » filed under: Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team won their fourth consecutive ACCAC contest Saturday night in Thatcher by beating the Eastern Arizona College Lady Gila Monsters 78-54. Yavapai improves to 10-6 overall and 6-2 in league play.

After taking a 41-17 halftime lead, the lady hoopsters struggled to stop the Gila Monster scoring. However, YC shot 46% from the field and was aided by 38 free throws. Danielle Reiher led the Roughriders with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals. DeAndra Adsitt and Lerrin Cook added 11 points and Adsitt led the team in rebounding with 10.

Yavapai travels to Tucson on Wednesday night to play Pima Community College. YC is tied in the standings with the Lady Aztecs. Tip-off will be at 5:30 PM on the Aztec campus.