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Nakai breaks Pima career scoring record as Aztecs women’s basketball clinch No. 1 seed for Region tourney

The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (17-11, 13-7 in ACCAC) achieved one of its season goals while sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) made history.

The No. 16 ranked Aztecs defeated Chandler-Gilbert Community College 81-62 and clinched the No. 1 seed for the NJCAA Region I, Division II tournament. Cochise College beat South Mountain Community College to seal it for Pima.

Sophomore Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) broke Tia Morrison’s career scoring record with a three-pointer at the 3:55 mark in the second quarter. She finished the game with 32 points on 11 for 18 shooting. Nakai now has 1,213 points for her career. She also finished with eight assists. Morrison held the record since 2010.