Lady Clippers fall to CMCC in YSCC championship game

Sunday saw the lady Clippers lose a heartbreaker to CMCC 70-64. UMM was able to reach the championship game by defeating EMCC on Thursday 77-52. UMM was led by Dana Houghton with 24pts and 12 rebounds. She was followed by Becca Young with 17pts and 7rebounds. Kayla Wood contributed 7rebounds and 8 assists. On Saturday the ladies defeated NHTI 73-46. Becca Young had 19pts and 8 rebounds, Myra McPherson 12pts, Dana Houghton 11pts and 6 rebounds, Kayla Wood 12pts and 6 rebounds, and Samira Cruz with 13 rebounds. Sunday saw the ladies face a tough CMCC squad. The Clippers led by 3 at halftime and built their lead to 11 part way through the second half. With about 10 minutes to play CMCC's pressure started to wear down the lady Clippers. After some key turnovers and missed shots the ladies came out on the short end of a hard fought game. UMM was led by Samira Cruz with 14pts and 5 assists. Myra McPherson added 14pts, Dana Houghton 9pts and 11 rebounds, and Kayla Wood 12pts and 10 rebounds. The lady Clippers end the season at 19-12. The ladies played some tough competition and really became a TEAM as the season progressed. A special thanks goes out to our seniors: Kayla Wood and Amber Frey. Both girls put in four years of hard work for the program and will be greatly missed next year. With some hard work in the offseason and dedication the lady Clippers hope to be contenders again next year.