MSJC Women Pick Up Big Win at Grossmont
The MSJC women's basketball team finished strong on Wednesday night to defeat Grossmont 83-73 in El Cajon, to remain in a first place tie in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
The Lady Eagles overcame a 3 point halftime deficit to defeat the Griffons behind a season high 30 points from Tamara Herring. The Lady Eagles took the lead for good with 8:13 to go in the game when Cora Lopez scored on a turn around jumper from the left block. On the next possession MSJC pushed the lead out to five on a three point play by Erin Stanford and never let Grossmont get closer than four after that.
Herring also had 6 rebounds to go with her game high 30 points. Herring's 30 points included a school record 8 three pointers. Lopez finished the game with 18 points and a game high 17 rebounds. DeShea Wilkes also hit double figures with 12 points and Sarai Ware had 4 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists in the victory.
The win improved MSJC's record on the season to 20-6 and 9-2 in PCAC play. The Lady Eagles have now won at least 20 games for 8 straight seasons. MSJC is currently tied for first place in the conference with Southwestern with 3 games left in the regular season. The Lady Eagles return to action on Friday when they host Mira Costa at 5 pm. The MSJC men's team will play their final regular season game immediately following the Lady Eagles game Friday.
Tamara Herring made a school record 8 three pointers on Wednesday night as she scored 30 points to help the MSJC women defeat Grossmont 83-73.