Bribiescas and Long shine as Aztecs women's basketball throttles Western Texas

Sophomore RyLeigh was a major contributor for the Aztecs as she scored 21 points in Pima's 94-70 win over Western Texas College in the second day of the Bruce Fleck Classic. The Aztecs are now 6-7 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal
Sophomore RyLeigh was a major contributor for the Aztecs as she scored 21 points in Pima's 94-70 win over Western Texas College in the second day of the Bruce Fleck Classic. The Aztecs are now 6-7 on the season. Photo by Ben Carbajal

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (6-7) opened 2019 with a big time win in the second day of the Bruce Fleck Classic on Tuesday.

  • The Aztecs defeated Western Texas College (Division I) 94-70. The Aztecs outscored the Westerners (4-7) 29-13 in the second quarter and took a 51-35 lead at halftime.
  • The Aztecs went on a 17-3 run between the second and third quarters to take a 57-35 lead. The biggest lead of the game for the Aztecs was 27 points when they held an 82-55 advantage early in the fourth quarter.
  • Sophomore Shauna Bribiescas (Dobson HS) finished with a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds. Fellow sophomore RyLeigh Long scored 21 points on 9 for 16 shooting.
  • Sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) finished with 18 points and six assists while freshman Hallie Lawson (Campo Verde HS) had 12 points on 5 for 8 shooting and five rebounds.

The Aztecs will close out the Bruce Fleck Classic on Wednesday against South Plains College. Tipoff is set for 3:00 p.m.

PCC    22   29   22   21   94
WTC   22   13   17   18   70