Lady Eagles Run to First Victory

The MSJC women's basketball team opened the season with a 104-59 win over Porterville in the opening round of the Barstow Holiday Inn Tournament on Thursday.

The Lady Eagles had five players score in double figures led by 25 points from Tiffany Smith. Danielle Smith added 23 points and 11 assists in the victory. Nicole Villalobos (14), Kyna Lewis (12) and Autumn Spikes (10) also reached double digits. Spikes added 13 rebounds while Villalobos had 10.

MSJC started fast and built a 49-34 lead before blowing it open in the second half. the Lady Eagles (1-0) will now face Citrus College today at 6 pm in the semi-finals of the tournament.