Lady Eagles Open Title Defense With Victory

tanisha battleThe MSJC women's basketball team opened Foothill Conference play Wednesday (Jan.2) with a victory over visiting Victor Valley College 62-26.

Tanisha Battle (pictured) led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 13 points.  Michelle Simmons added 11 points 16 rebounds and 7 assists. Thalia Benjamin had 8 points and 9 rebounds for MSJC as they improved their record to 9-7 on the season and 1-0 in conference play.  The Lady Eagles who are the defending Foothill Conference champions return to action Saturday afternoon when they host Cerro Coso at 1 pm.