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Lady Riders Fall In Double Overtime

November 19th, 2009 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team lost in double overtime Wednesday night in Yuma to Arizona Western College, 88-85. YC falls to 1-5 overall and 0-1 in ACCAC play.

With :50 remaining in regulation, Yavapai held a 66-58 lead but AWC knocked in 3 three-pointers to tie the game and force the extra period. Both teams scored 10 points in the 1st overtime and after three Roughrider players fouled out, YC ran out of steam in the 2nd overtime.

Julianne Forte` led YC with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Lerrin Cook had 17 points. DeAndra Adsitt had 15 points and Kira DeMorales had her second straight double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

YC makes their home debut on Saturday, November 21st against Phoenix College. Tip-off will be at 2:00 PM in the Storm Center.