Hoops Teams Get Big Sweep at Chaffey

The MSJC men's and women's basketball teams picked up key Foothill Conference wins Saturday as both teams defeated Chaffey College on the road.

In the men's game Melvin Goins scored 23 points and Mark Williams added 16 as the Eagles defeated #3 ranked Chaffey 87-83.  Terrance Williams added 14 all in the second half and Jeffrey West had 10 points.  The win moves MSJC's record to 14-7 overall and 3-0 in conference play.  Chaffey falls to 18-3 overall and 2-1 in conference action.

In the women's game the Lady Eagles won a defensive battle 54-48.  Danielle Smith led MSJC with 20 points while Nicole Villalobos added 12 and 14 rebounds.  Jasmyn Russell had 8 points and 8 rebounds in the win.  With the victory MSJC is now 15-5 overall and 2-1 in Foothill Conference play while Chaffey fell to 16-5 and 2-1 in conference action.

Both teams are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Barstow with the women's game at 5 and the men's game at 7 pm.  Both games can be heard on the Eagle Radio Network at msjc.edu or AM 1620.