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Lady Rider Basketball Beats Coyotes

February 10th, 2010 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team moved one game closer to securing a home playoff spot with an 84-61 victory over Chandler/Gilbert Community College Wednesday night in the Storm Center. Yavapai improves their overall record to 15-9 and 13-4 in the ACCAC race. With five games remaining in the regular season, the Roughriders are 2 games up on fellow Division I contender Arizona Western College and four games up on Cochise College.

Once again, the Riders used a strong second to pull away from a 41-31 halftime lead. Dee Adsitt led the team with 24 points. Lerrin Cook dropped 21 points including 5 three-pointers. Julianne Forte` added 10 points. For the second straight game, YC played without starting point guard Kiara January.

YC returns to the hardwood on Saturday, February 13th for a crucial conference affair with Cochise College (10-14). In their first meeting of the year, Yavapai beat the Apaches 69-60. Tip-off will be at 5:30 PM.