Aztecs women's basketball gets overpowered by Odessa College at Eastern Arizona Classic

Freshman Sierra Mich'l led the Aztecs with 11 points and six rebounds as they fell to Odessa College 76-47 in the first day of the Eastern Arizona Classic. The Aztecs are 1-1 on the season. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum
Freshman Sierra Mich'l led the Aztecs with 11 points and six rebounds as they fell to Odessa College 76-47 in the first day of the Eastern Arizona Classic. The Aztecs are 1-1 on the season. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College women's basketball team (1-1) opened play at the Eastern Arizona Classic on Thursday in Thatcher.

  • The No. 3 ranked Aztecs (Division II) faced a tough test as they fell to Odessa College (Division I) 76-47.
  • The Aztecs trailed 15-14 after the first quarter but trailed 41-25 at halftime after being outscored 26-11 in the second quarter.
  • The Aztecs had three players score in double figures. Freshman Sierra Mich'l led with a team-high of 11 points and six rebounds.
  • Freshman Fama Thiam (Highland HS) finished with 10 points and five rebounds while sophomore Marlena Arroyo-Plata (Campo Verde HS) added 10 points and four rebounds.

The Aztecs get right back on the court on Friday when they play Southwestern College. Tipoff is set for 3:00 p.m.

PCC   14   11   17    5    47
OC     15   26   15   20   76