MSJC Women Cruise Past Desert
The MSJC women's basketball team used a huge advantage on the boards Wednesday night to win easily in a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North Division game at home 93-20 against
College of the Desert.
The Lady Eagles built a lead of 21-6 after the first quarter and pushed their lead out to 48-12 by halftime. MSJC dominated the glass with a season high 80 total rebounds in the game including 38 on the offensive end of the floor. The Lady Eagles defense was also up to the task as they held the Roadrunners to just 6 of 54 shooting from the field.
MSJC had three players reach double figures in scoring led by Britney Thomas who had 25 points in the victory. Thomas also hauled in a game high 17 rebounds and added 3 assists and a pair of blocked shots. Delacy Brown scored 19 points and dished out a game high 6 assists while Kail Gower added 11 points. The Lady Eagles bench chipped in as they combined for 34 points including 8 each from Octavia Williams and Tyra Fai'malo. Kiana Castello also gave MSJC a boost off the bench as she scored 4 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.
The win improved the Lady Eagles to 22-1 overall on the season they are now 3-0 in PCAC North play while Desert fell to 2-15 for the year and 0-2 in conference action. MSJC will travel to San Bernardino Valley on Friday for a 5 pm contest. Friday's game is part of a doubleheader with the men's team with their game to follow at 7.
MSJC's Kaelee Kelly had 6 points and 7 rebounds Wednesday to help the Lady Eagles basketball team to a 93-20 win over College of the Desert. MSJC now 22-1 on the season will be back in action Friday when they travel to San Bernardino Valley for a 5 pm game. (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)