Mesa, AZ - With both teams fighting for that #2 seed in the ACCAC DII playoffs, the Thunderbirds of Mesa and Cougars of South Mountain treated this regular season finale as if it were the playoffs already.
Neck-in-neck all game, the Thunderbirds converted free-throws late to secure the six point victory. Having a monster night was Diamond Fuller, who finished with 29 points and 16 rebounds. For Fuller, she tied her season and career high in points.
Also scoring in double-digits was Cheyenne Begay, who had 18 points.
Mesa will now get to host in the first round of the ACCAC DII playoffs against the this same South Mountain team, who finished as the #3 seed. That game will be played next Tuesday night at Theo Heap Gym. An official time will be announced in the coming days, continue to check the mesatbirdsports.com website for details.