2022-23 SMCC Women's Basketball News

SMCC Women's Hoops Falls to Glendale CC
SMCC Women's Hoops Falls to Glendale CC

February 02, 2023

The SMCC women’s basketball team lost 63-50 to Glendale CC on Feb. 1. Sophomore Myla Lee scored a season-high 23 points and sophomore Genesis Adams added 18 points and 16 rebounds, but the Gauchos used some timely shooting to defeat the Cougars. 

Cougar Women's Hoops Falls at CGCC, Central Arizona
Cougar Women's Hoops Falls at CGCC, Central Arizona

January 30, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 52-49 at Chandler-Gilbert on Jan. 25 and 95-45 at Central Arizona on Jan. 28 in a pair of ACCAC games last week. Against the Coyotes, sophomore Myla Lee led the Cougars with 14 points, but CGCC fended off an SMCC rally to hold on for the victory. Against the Vaqueras, Lee scored 20 points to go with five rebounds, but CAC led by 26 at halftime to help lift them to the win. 

SMCC Women's Basketball Falls to Cochise College
SMCC Women's Basketball Falls to Cochise College

January 23, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 88-52 to Cochise College in an ACCAC home game on Jan. 21 at the SMCC Gym. Sophomores Genesis Adams and Myla Lee led SMCC with 11 points, but the Apaches used a significant scoring run in the first quarter to take the lead they would not relinquish. 

SMCC Women's Basketball Falls to Scottsdale CC
SMCC Women's Basketball Falls to Scottsdale CC

January 19, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 77-54 to Scottsdale CC in an ACCAC game at the SMCC Gym on Jan. 18. Sophomore forward Genesis Adams led SMCC with 21 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore Andrea Willeto added 14 points and eight rebounds, but the Artichokes used 13 3-pointers and a big fourth quarter to secure the road win. 

Cougar Women's Basketball Downs Yavapai College in Double Overtime
Cougar Women's Basketball Downs Yavapai College in Double Overtime

January 17, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team defeated Yavapai College 71-69 in double overtime on Jan. 14 at Walraven Gym in Prescott, Ariz. Sophomores Genesis Adams and Andrea Willeto posted double-doubles, sophomore Myla Lee added 12, and freshman Hailey Connor scored a season-high 11 points as the Cougars outlasted the Roughriders.

SMCC Women's Basketball Posts ACCAC Win at Phoenix College
SMCC Women's Basketball Posts ACCAC Win at Phoenix College

January 13, 2023

Sophomores Genesis Adams (16 points, 12 rebounds) and Andrea Willeto (11 points, 11 rebounds) posted double-doubles to help lead the South Mountain Community College women's basketball team to a 61-53 victory at Phoenix College on Jan. 11. Sophomore Myla Lee added 14 points and SMCC overcame a six-point halftime deficit to defeat the Bears and post their second conference win of the season. 

Cougar Women's Basketball Falls to Pima CC, Eastern Arizona
Cougar Women's Basketball Falls to Pima CC, Eastern Arizona

January 10, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 63-45 at Pima CC on Jan. 4 and 68-44 to Eastern Arizona on Jan. 7 in a pair of Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contests. Sophomore Andrea Willeto led SMCC with 16 points in the game against the Aztecs, while sophomore Myla Lee paced the Cougars with 10 points against the Gila Monsters. 

SMCC Women's Hoops Downs Pair at Phoenix College Holiday Tournament
SMCC Women's Hoops Downs Pair at Phoenix College Holiday Tournament

January 03, 2023

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team posted a pair of victories at the Phoenix College Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28-29, 2022. The Cougars defeated Community Christian College 60-47 on Dec. 28 and Justice College 67-31 on Dec. 29 to improve their season record to 7-6. 

Cougar Women's Basketball Defeats Park-Gilbert
Cougar Women's Basketball Defeats Park-Gilbert

December 19, 2022

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team defeated Park-Gilbert (JV) 57-45 in a non-conference game at SMCC Gym on Dec. 16. Sophomore guard Myla Lee led the Cougars with 19 points, sophomore forward Genesis Adams posted 18 points and 18 rebounds, and sophomore Andrea Willeto scored 15 points as SMCC downed the Buccaneers. 

Opponent Changes Announced for SMCC Basketball's Dec. 16 Doubleheader
Opponent Changes Announced for SMCC Basketball's Dec. 16 Doubleheader

December 15, 2022

Due to weather issues in South Dakota, the South Mountain Community College basketball men's and women's basketball teams' games against Williston State College have been canceled. Both programs were able to find replacement opponents, so the women's team will face Park-Gilbert (JV) at 5:30 p.m. and the men's team will face the GCU Club Team at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16 at the SMCC Gym. 

Eastern Arizona Defeats SMCC Women's Basketball
Eastern Arizona Defeats SMCC Women's Basketball

December 15, 2022

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 93-39 at Eastern Arizona in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest on Dec. 14. Sophomore Andrea Willeto led the Cougars with 17 points. Still, the Gila Monsters shot 51.9 percent from the field to post the win. 

Cougar Women's Hoops Falls at Arizona Western
Cougar Women's Hoops Falls at Arizona Western

December 12, 2022

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 77-49 at Arizona Western in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest on Dec 10. Freshman Nyese Jones led SMCC with 16 points, and Andrea Willeto added 13, but the Matadors led from start to finish in the victory. 

Cougars' Comeback Falls Short in loss at GCC
Cougars' Comeback Falls Short in loss at GCC

December 08, 2022

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 52-51 at Glendale CC on Dec. 7 in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest. Sophomore forward Genesis Adams led SMCC with 28 points and 12 rebounds, but SMCC's gallant fourth-quarter comeback came up a basket short as they fell to the Gauchos. 

Central Arizona Defeats SMCC Women's Basketball
Central Arizona Defeats SMCC Women's Basketball

December 05, 2022

The South Mountain Community College women's basketball team lost 88-60 to Central Arizona in an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference contest on December 3. Sophomore Genesis Adams led SMCC with 17 points and eight rebounds and fellow sophomores Myla Lee and Andrea Willeto added 11 points in defeat. 

Cougar Women's Hoops Edges Chandler-Gilbert CC
Cougar Women's Hoops Edges Chandler-Gilbert CC

December 01, 2022

The SMCC women’s basketball team defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC 64-62 on Nov. 30 in an ACCAC game at the SMCC Gym. Sophomore Myla Lee hit a corner 3-pointer with less than a minute to play for the game-winning basket, and freshman Nyese Jones scored a season-high 24 points as the Cougars held off a Coyote rally.