Aztecs women's basketball fall to Utah State-Eastern; go 2-1 at Snow College Invitational

Freshman Shauna Bribiescas had 14 points and nine rebounds in Pima's 78-63 loss to Utah State University-Eastern on Saturday in Ephraim, UT. The Aztecs are now 6-2 overall. Photo by Ben Carbajal.
Freshman Shauna Bribiescas had 14 points and nine rebounds in Pima's 78-63 loss to Utah State University-Eastern on Saturday in Ephraim, UT. The Aztecs are now 6-2 overall. Photo by Ben Carbajal.

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (6-2) closed out play in the Willow Creek Inn Invitational on Saturday in Ephraim, UT.

The No. 6 ranked Aztecs trailed for most of the game in their 78-63 loss to Utah State University-Eastern. The Aztecs went 2-1 in the invitational as they defeated Colorado Northwestern Community College on Thursday and beat Snow College on Friday.

Freshman Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) scored a game-high 24 points. She went 5 for 8 from three-point range and finished 8 for 19 from the field. Fellow freshman Shauna Bribiescas (Dobson HS) was a rebound short of a double-double as she posted 14 points and nine rebounds. She went 5 for 8 from the field.

The Aztecs were out-rebounded 43-25 for the game and were outscored in the fourth quarter 21-11.

The Aztecs return to ACCAC conference play on Wednesday when they travel to Thatcher, AZ to face Eastern Arizona College. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.

USUE     18     13     26     21     78
PCC        11     17     24     11     63