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Lady Riders Pull Upset

November 5th, 2010 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team upset the #8 ranked Chaparrals from Midland College Friday night in the Storm Center, 74-67. For the first time in 5 years, YC begins the season with a victory. Midland falls to 2-1 overall.

Yavapai hit 15 three-pointers on the game, a school record. Ashley Wirtzberger led the team with 15 points, five behind the arc. Bernadette Sanchez scored 12 points including 2 treys. Antoinette Miller and Veronica Celaya (3 three-pointers) each chipped in 11 points.

The lady hoopsters take twelve days off before beginning conference play at Mesa Community College on Wednesday, November 17th. The game will tip-off at 5:30 PM.