Women's Basketball Team Opens With Victory

The MSJC women's basketball team opened the 2008-09 season last night at Grossmont with a 73-65 victory.

The Lady Eagles trailed by 4 points at halftime, but outscored the Griffons by 12 in the second half to secure the victory. Jasmyn Russell (Paloma Valley H.S.) led the way for MSJC with 21 points including 9 straight in a run that put the Lady Eagles up for good with just under 7 minutes to play. Brandie McCann (Perris H.S.) scored 16 points and collected 5 assists while Danielle Smith (Moreno Valley) and Rayven Lewis (Silverado H.S.) also reached double figures for MSJC with 12 and 10 points. Autum Jenkins (Victor Valley H.S.) contributed with 12 rebounds including 6 on the offensive end.

The Lady Eagles are right back in action tonight, November 13th when they host Orange Coast College at 5 pm. OCC comes into the game ranked #6 in the state and #4 in Southern California.