On Friday night, the Cochise College women’s basketball team defeated the 15th ranked South Plains Community College team 43-49.
Sophomore Dezezha Battle lead the Lady Apaches with 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds, Mamita Diagne had 7 points along with 9 rebounds and Awa Keita also had 7 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Cochise outrebounded South Plains 33-22 and shot 31% from the field while holding the Lady Texans to only 27% shooting. The victory takes Cochise to a 1-0 overall record.
On Saturday morning the women’s basketball team fell short to 10th ranked OdessaCommunity College team 53-70. Yemiyah Morris and Awa Keita lead the team with 12 points each and grabbed 7 rebounds apiece.
Jasmine Coleman followed with 7 points.
Cochise shot 37% from the field while holding the Lady Wranglers to 35% shooting. The defeat leaves Cochise with a 1-1 record. Cochise will resume play on November 10, against Grand Canyon Club in a Mesa tournament.