MSJC Women Hit Century Mark in Win at Southwestern

The MSJC women's basketball team used a fast start and a balanced offensive attack on Friday night to pick up a road Pacific Coast Athletic Conference victory over Southwestern 100-45 inSarinaJohnson-southwestern2-16.jpg
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The Lady Eagles got off to a fast start thanks to Sarina Johnson's 16 first quarter points as MSJC took a 30-9 lead after the first period.  MSJC went on to out score the Jaguars 19-9 in the second quarter to build a 49-18 halftime advantage.  The Lady Eagles were able to continue to grow the lead in the second half by out rebounding Southwestern 57-25 on the night.

Johnson finished the contest with a team high 24 points, she also passed out 7 assists.  Randi Johnson came off the bench to add 15 points for the Lady Eagles while Suzie Castro-Larsen and Britney Thomas both scored 14 points a piece.  Castro-Larsen finished with a double double as she also pulled in 11 rebounds, Thomas just missed the mark with 9 boards.  Nokomis Cabrera also scored in double digits on the night with 12 and point guard Crystal Malveaux dished out 10 assists against just 2 turnovers.

The win kept MSJC unbeaten on the season at 23-0, they are 8-0 in PCAC play.  Southwestern fell to 3-14 and 3-5.  The Lady Eagles will be back in action at home on Wednesday when they host Imperial Valley at 5 pm.

Sarina Johnson had 24 points on Friday night to lead the MSJC women's basketball team to a 100-45 win over Southwestern.  The Lady Eagles are now 23-0 on the season and 8-0 in conference play.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)