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Lady Riders Upset #7 Thunderbirds

January 22nd, 2011 » filed under: Top Story, Women's Basketball News

The Lady Rider basketball team upended #7 ranked Mesa Community College Saturday night in the Storm Center, 69-67. With the victory, YC has knocked off three nationally ranked teams this season. Yavapai is now 15-5 overall and 7-5 in ACCAC action. Mesa falls to 12-8 overall and 7-5 in conference play.

Rider shooters connected on 8 three-pointers on the night led by Ashley Wirtzberger with 5. The Yuma native led YC with 15 points. Antoinette Miller had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

The lady hoopster look to avenge an early season loss to Cochise College on Wednesday, January 26th in Douglas. The Apaches beat Yavapai in November, 82-79. Tip-off will be at 5:30 PM.