MSJC Overwhelms East L.A. in Second Half

The MSJC men's basketball team out scored East L.A. 50-22 in the second half as they cruised to a consolation bracket quarter-final win at the Wells Fargo Holiday Tournament in Riverside.

After leading 28-23 at the half the Eagles blew the game open early in the second stanza as they cruised to the 78-45 victory. MSJC made 7 of 10 three point shots in the second half led by Shenon Johannes who was a perfect 4 for 4 beyond the arc. Johannes finished the afternoon with 15 points tying him for top honors on the team with D.J. Wright who also added 15. Eleven different Eagles scored in the game and Dakota Downs just missed a double double with 8 points and 11 rebounds.

The victory improved MSJC to 8-4 on the season. The Eagles will get right back in action tomorrow (Fri. Dec. 11) when they take on Los Angeles Pierce College at noon in Riverside's Huntley Gymnasium.