MSJC Wins Barstow Tournament

The MSJC women's basketball team won Friday and Saturday to capture the championship at the Holiday Inn Barstow Tournament.

On Friday the Lady Eagles defeated Citrus 77-65 in the semi-finals behind 29 points from Tiffany Smith and 24 from Danielle Smith. MSJC built a 49-32 halftime lead on their way to the victory. Autum Jenkins added 8 points and 5 rebounds in the win.

On Saturday the Lady Eagles won the championship game with a 71-53 victory over Barstow. MSJC had four players in double figures in the final once again led by Tiffany Smith with 20. Danielle Smith and Nicole Villalobos added 14 a piece and Kyna Lewis had 11. Autumn Spikes contributed to the victory as well with 6 points and 12 rebounds.

For their efforts over the weekend Tiffany Smith was named MVP of the tournament and Danielle Smith was named to the All Tournament team. The Lady Eagles now stand at 3-0 on the season and will be back in action this weekend when they play in the Desert Thanksgiving Classic. MSJC opens up that tournament against defending state champion Pasadena on Friday at 3 pm.