Chavez nets 22 points and Acosta posts double-double as Women's Basketball topples Community Christian College

Sophomore Luisa Chavez (Rio Rico HS) scored a team-high 22 points on 8 for 13 shooting along with eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals as the No. 16 ranked Aztecs defeated Community Christian College 87-54. The Aztecs are now 3-0 on the season and close out play in the Eastern Arizona Classic on Saturday. Photo by Stephanie van Latum
Sophomore Luisa Chavez (Rio Rico HS) scored a team-high 22 points on 8 for 13 shooting along with eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals as the No. 16 ranked Aztecs defeated Community Christian College 87-54. The Aztecs are now 3-0 on the season and close out play in the Eastern Arizona Classic on Saturday. Photo by Stephanie van Latum

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (3-0) put together another solid effort on Friday in the second day of the Eastern Arizona Classic.

  • The No. 16 ranked Aztecs defeated Community Christian College 87-54. Pima took a double digit lead after the first quarter at 23-12 and led 48-30 at halftime. They outscored the Saints 16-6 in the third quarter.
  • Sophomore Luisa Chavez (Rio Rico HS) led the way with a team-high 22 points as she went 8 for 13 from the field. She also had eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals.
  • Freshman Dominique Acosta (Nogales HS) posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. She went 6 for 8 from the field.
  • The Aztecs also got boosts from sophomore Matehya Aberle (Holbrook HS), who finished with six points and eight rebounds while freshman Mariam Traore (AZ Compass Prep) posted six points and seven rebounds. Sophomore Jaden Leslie (Dobson HS) added five points and six assists.

The Aztecs close out play in the Eastern Arizona Classic on Saturday when they face off against Snow College. Game time is set for 12:00 p.m.

PCC   23   25   16   23   87
CCC  12   18    6    18   54