The #11 ranked Cochise College Women’s Basketball team won its fourteenth game in a row over the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters 86-59. Awa Keita led all scorers with 25 points and 6 rebounds. Jazzy Hughes went 7 for 9 from the field including 3 for 3 from the 3 point line to add 18 points. Jasmine Coleman was also in double figures with 10 points. The Apaches once again outrebounded its opponent by a wide margin, winning the battle of the boards 47-24.
Coach Laura Hughes said, “Awa Keita really stepped up in the first half and willed us to a first-half lead. We came out in the second half with better intensity and urgency and put the game away early on in the third quarter.”
The Apaches take on ACCAC division one rival Arizona Western. Tip-off is set for February 3, Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on the Douglas Campus.