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Lady Hoopsters Win Fifth In A Row

February 12th, 2009 » filed under: Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team extended their winning streak to five and clinched a play-off spot in the process with a victory at Chandler/Gilbert Community College, 79-71. Yavapai is now 15-10 overall and 11-6 in conference action.

Yavapai jumped out a 38-30 halftime lead and both teams played even in the second half. YC outrebounded the Coyotes 37-29 and shot 47% from the field.

Julianne Forte` led the offensive charge with 21 points. Danielle Reiher had 14 and Kiki January, DeAndra Adsitt and Bjonee Reaves added 11 points each. Adsitt led the team in rebounding with 8.

Yavapai will be at Cochise College on Saturday, February 14th. Tip-off will be at 5:30 PM.