Brooklyn N.Y. - The undefeated ASA women's basketball team has continued to rise up the NJCAA rankings as they get ready for their upcoming postseason run. The Lady Avengers currently hold a record of (21-0) and are positioned at 12th in the NJCAA rankings. With the NJCAA National Tournament in sight, ASA will match up against the Harford Community College Fighting Owls for the District C Championship.
The Lady Avengers have had quite the season leading up to the District C Championship showdown against Harford. They will look to attack the Fighting Owls as they have averaged 82.8 points per game, led by their leading scorer sophomore guard Kiara Smith (Upper Marlboro, MD) who is averaging 16.9 points per game. The Lady Avengers have also gotten key contributions all season from sophomore forward Adriana Cordoba (Medellin Colombia) who has averaged 13.5 points per game to go along with 9.3 rebounds per game and sophomore forward Troyian Brooks (New Orleans, LA) who has produced season averages of 14.4 points and 8.2 rebounds. Harford's offense is led by sophomore Dahnye Redd who averages 14.6 points per game.
These teams have matched up two times earlier this season with ASA coming out on top in both contests. The Lady Avengers won the first game by a score of 75-56, thanks to a 22 point scoring performance by Kiara Smith. They were able to limit the Fighting Owls to shooting only 32.3% from the field. ASA was able to defeat Harford again in their second match up of the season this time by a score of 67-60. Adrian Cordoba (10 pts, 11 rebs) and Troylan Brooks (14pts, 11 rebs) led the way for the Lady Avengers.
ASA will look to continue their undefeated season and capture the District C Championship Friday, March 9th at St. Joseph's College; tip off is scheduled for 6:00pm.
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