Douglas, AZ - Battling all night with one of the toughest teams in the country, the Mesa Thunderbirds women's basketball team defeated the Cochise Apaches, 57-49, in Douglas, AZ Wednesday night.
But it was Mesa's gritty approach to the game that helped them secure their 8th victory of the season and their fourth victory in a row.
Mesa had 11 steals on the night to go along with four blocks to shut down a strong offensive scoring team.
The T-Birds move to 8-4 on the season with a 5-1 conference record. The T-Birds will have a bit of a break till December 31st when they play a non-conference game against South Plains at home at noon.