Lady Pioneers Win Basketball Game Over La Sierra

By Dustin Jones on June 13, 2007

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The Pacific Union College Lady Pioneers basketball team evened their record to 2-2 as they played the La Sierra University Eagles, winning 59-38 on Nov. 23.

After winning the tip-off, PUC sophomore forward Heather Isaacs was called for an offensive foul. LSU was unable to score on the opportunity and the game remained close for most of the first half. After several traveling calls against LSU, PUC began to edge away. At the end of the first half, PUC led the Eagles 35-17. The Lady Pioneers never looked back.

Lucy Tuipulotu came in off the bench for PUC and scored 8 points. Tuipulotu also pulled down 6 rebounds. "She was unstoppable," said Lady Pioneer fan Earl Pasamonte.

The Lady Pioneers showed off their depth as their bench scored 27 points and grabbed 20 rebounds.

"We showed a lot of poise, but that doesn't win games," said LSU Coach Mary Flatley. The LSU Eagles have a record of 0-5.