The MSJC women's basketball team rode a strong first half on Saturday to a 77-63 win over visiting Antelope Valley in their final regular season game. The win secured a sixth straight play-off appearance for the Lady Eagles.
On Saturday hot shooting form Tina Fantroy and Marina Villarreal helped MSJC build a 44-24 halftime lead on their way to a victory. Fantroy finished the game with 26 points while Villarreal had 11 off the bench all in the first half. Faith Fantroy added 13 points and 6 assists while Ashley Jenkins scored 7 and pulled down a game high 13 rebounds. Aishah Pullum and JoAnna Hernandez chipped in with 8 points a piece.
With the win MSJC finished the regular season with a 22-7 record, while Antelope Valley dropped to 18-11. The Lady Eagles will open the play-offs on Saturday when they travel to Fullerton for a 7 pm game. MSJC was awarded the #11 seed in the Southern California Regional.
(2/18/2012 San Jacinto, CA)
Mt. San Jacinto College's Aishah Pullem, right, and Ashley Jenkins, left, get the ball from Antelope Valley College's Phillisha McFadden. MSJC women's basketball won 77-63 over AVC Saturday. (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)