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PCC Women’s Basketball Beats Chandler-Gilbert; Roche Receives Bruce Fleck Award

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Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 8:51 am

The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (12-12, 8-7 in conference) took over in the second half to defeat Chandler-Gilbert Community College 85-66 on Saturday.

The Aztecs trailed by as much as eight points in the first half but went on a 7-0 run near the end of the half and would go into the locker room down 40-37. In the second half, the Aztecs took a 46-44 lead with 16:13 left and would not give up the lead the rest of the game. The Aztecs used a couple of 9-0 runs in the second half to pull away for good. The Aztecs led by much as 19 points late in the game.

A’jha Edwards (Tombstone HS) posted her 14th double-double of the season with 20 points and 15 rebounds. She scored 12 in the second half. DJ Davis (Tolleson HS) hit four 3-pointers in the game and finished with 18 points while Ashlei Scott (Chandler HS) contributed with 13 points and five assists. Mya Perrow-Donovan grabbed 10 rebounds.

After the game, coach Todd Holthaus presented sophomore guard Alyssa Roche (Cienega HS) with this year’s Bruce Fleck Scholarship Award. This award goes to a women’s basketball player who best exemplifies work in the classroom as well as on and off the court. It is in honor of the late coach. Roche received a book scholarship, an individual plaque and her name displayed in the gym of previous recipients.

“Today was a very special day for the women’s basketball program,” Pima coach Todd Holthaus said. “Roche was a deserving recipient and to honor our friend Coach Fleck with a victory was icing on the cake.”

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(G) = Girl's game

Monday, Dec. 1

Mountain View vs. Boulder Creek 7 p.m.

@Marana vs. Palo Verde 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 6 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Amphi 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Marana 8 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 4

(G) Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 6:30 p.m.

(G) Marana vs. Nogales 7 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Nogales 7 p.m.

Pusch Ridge vs. Pueblo 8 p.m.

@Marana vs. Nogales 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 5

(G) @Marana vs. Cienega 7:30 p.m.

Canyon del Oro vs. Empire 7 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Basha 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 8

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Saguaro 7 p.m.

Marana vs. Catalina 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

(G) @Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.

(G) @Marana vs. Empire 7:30 p.m.

Canyon del Oro vs. Sabino 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Douglas 7 p.m.

Ironwood Ridge vs. Buena 7:30 p.m.

Mountain View vs. St. Mary's

Marana vs. Empire 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 12

(G) @Marana vs. Catalina 7:30 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Rincon 7 p.m.

Pusch Ridge vs. Sahuarita 8 p.m.

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Cienega 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 13

@Ironwood Ridge vs. Mountain Pointe 5 p.m.

Mountain View vs. Moreau Catholic 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Mountain View vs. Valley Vista 7 p.m.

@Marana vs. Santa Rita 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Canyon del Oro vs. Walden Grove 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 18

(G) Canyon Del Oro vs. Marana 7:30 p.m.

(G) @Mountain View vs. Flowing Wells 7 p.m.

@Canyon del Oro vs. Marana 7 p.m.

@Pusch Ridge vs. Miami 7 p.m.

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