Pima Community College sports

Pima Women in First After Upsetting No. 14 Chandler-Gilbert

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The Pima Community College women’s basketball team took over first place after beating No. 14 Chandler-Gilbert 71-68 last night.

Freshman Hallie Lawson (Gilbert Campo Verde) and sophomore Shauna Bribiescas (Dobson) each had double-doubles to lead the Aztecs, who are 9-8 overall and 5-4 in the ACCAC.

Pima’s Hallie Lawson (Pima CC photo)

Bribiescas finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Lawson had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (10-7, 4-5) became Pima’s fourth straight ACCAC Division II victim. The Aztecs are on a three-game winning streak overall.

The Aztecs trailed 35-34 at halftime but took a 59-53 lead after the third quarter. They outscored the Coyotes 25-18 in the fourth quarter.

Sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Flagstaff Coconino) scored a team-high 18 points with seven assists. Fellow sophomore RyLeigh Long (Moreno, Calif., Valley View) netted 17 points.

The Aztecs will hit play at Phoenix College on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30.

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