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Women’s Basketball Begins New Year With Victory

January 4th, 2010 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team opened up 2010 with a 77-54 victory over Barton County Community College in the Wells Fargo Classic in Yuma Monday afternoon. YC improves their overall record to 7-5 and has won six straight games. Barton falls to 4-8.

Lerrin Cook led the home squad with 16 points, 4 assists and 3 steals. Kira DeMorales had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Kiki January contributed 13 points with 3 three-pointers and Julianne Forte` added 12 points and 7 rebounds. The Roughriders shot 47% from the field while holding the opponent to 35% shooting.

Yavapai concludes tournament play on Tuesday afternoon against #15 ranked Monroe College, NY before heading to Douglas to commence conference play against Cochise College on Wednesday evening.