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Women’s Basketball Crushed In Opener

November 5th, 2009 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team opened the season with a crushing 75-38 defeat at the hands of #6 ranked Midland College in Texas Thursday night. Yavapai squares off against #21 ranked Odessa College Friday afternoon in the three-game Texas road swing.

Before the crowd could settle into their seats, the lady ballers found themselves down 15-0 and could never regain their composure. The halftime score was 35-11. Unfortunately, turnovers spelled doom for the Roughriders. Midland scored 35 points off of 30 YC turnovers.

Julianne Forte`led the home team in scoring with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Lerrin Cook chipped in 10 points and 5 rebounds.