Women’s basketball earns the 20th win on the season
#21 Cochise College Women’s Basketball earned its 20th win of the season with a 77-38 victory of Arizona Western College. The Apaches held the Matadors to 13 first-half points. Yemiyah Morris led all scorers with 17 points. LaPraisjah Johnson added 15 points and Awa Keita 14 points.
“We set the tone early with our defense,” Coach Laura Hughes said. “We have been working hard on our communication and creating some transition offense off of our defense. I am happy with the team’s effort and continued focus to get better every day.”
The Apaches are 20-3 on the season, 14-1 in conference play, have been ranked in the top 25 nationally all year and are the #1 ranked scoring defensive team in the country.
The Apaches travel to Eastern Arizona on Wednesday, February 6, to take on Gila Monsters. Tip-Off is set for 5:30 p.m.