Lady Eagles Open Basketball Season With a Win

The MSJC women's basketball team started their season on Thursday with an 88-70 victory over Porterville College in the Barstow Classic.

The Lady Eagles jumped out to an early lead and built it to 46-32 at the half.  In the second half the teams traded baskets for the first 10 minutes, before MSJC finally pulled away down the stretch for the victory.  Freshman Tina Fantroy led the Lady Eagles offense with 22 points, she also pulled in a game high 13 rebounds.  Sophomore guard Jasmine Jones added 18 points, while Ashley Jenkins had 10.  Nicholle Reyna pulled in 10 rebounds and Faith Fantroy dished out 8 assists.

The Lady Eagles now 1-0 on the season are back in action today as they take on Los Angeles Pierce College at 4 pm in Barstow.