Gleason drains six 3-pointers as Aztecs women's basketball smothers Glendale CC

Freshman Haile Gleason scored a career-high 22 points as she hit six 3-pointers to lead the No. 14 ranked Aztecs over Glendale Community College 79-58. The Aztecs will be the No. 1 seed for the NJCAA Region I, Division II Tournament. The Aztecs close out the regular season at 19-11 overall and 15-7 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum
Freshman Haile Gleason scored a career-high 22 points as she hit six 3-pointers to lead the No. 14 ranked Aztecs over Glendale Community College 79-58. The Aztecs will be the No. 1 seed for the NJCAA Region I, Division II Tournament. The Aztecs close out the regular season at 19-11 overall and 15-7 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (19-11, 15-7 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season on Tuesday at Glendale Community College (9-21, 4-18).

  • The No. 14 ranked Aztecs beat the Gauchos 79-58 as they started fast by outscoring Glendale 18-6 in the first quarter.
  • The Aztecs had five players score in double figures and were led by freshman Haile Gleason, who scored a career-high 22 points. She hit six 3-pointers in the game.
  • Freshman Alyssa Perez (Marana HS) scored 15 points while sophomore Shauna Bribiescas (Dobson HS) posted 14 points.
  • Sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) finished with 11 points and fellow sophomore RyLeigh Long contributed with 10 points.

The Aztecs will be the No. 1 seed in the NJCAA Region I, Division II Tournament. They will host No. 4 seed Chandler-Gilbert Community College in the semifinals next Tuesday, Mar. 5 at the West Campus Aztec Gymnasium. Tipoff is set for 7:00 p.m.

This is the first time in Pima basketball history that both the women's and the men's teams will be the No. 1 seed heading into the NJCAA Region I, Division II Tournament.

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