Lady Eagles Start Hoops Season With Two Wins
The MSJC women's basketball team opened the season with two victories over the weekend as they defeated Palomar 75-67 on Saturday and Orange Coast 71-47 on Sunday.
Saturday's season opener was a fast paced back and forth game with Palomar as the Lady Eagles finally took over the lead for good with about 8 minutes to play. Tina Fantroy led the MSJC offense with 30 points while Gina Fernandez added 12 and Faith Fantroy 11.
In Sunday's game with Orange Coast the Lady Eagles started fast and built their lead to 43-16 by halftime. MSJC played 14 different players in the game with 11 of them getting into the scoring column. Tina Fantroy once again was the high scorer with 13 points. Kerah Natividad added 11 points and 6 rebounds and Cora Lopez came off the bench to add 10 points in the victory. Faith Fantroy and Fernandez both had 8 points and distributed the ball well with Faith adding 8 assists and Fernandez 7.
The Lady Eagles now 2-0 on the season will travel to Barstow this weekend to take part in the Lady Vikings Invitational Tournament. MSJC opens the tournament on Friday with a 1 pm game against Porterville College.
The MSJC women's basketball team won a pair of games over the weekend to start their season 2-0. Tina Fantroy (top) had 30 points Saturday night and Kerah Natividad (bottom) had 11 on Sunday to help lead the Lady Eagles.