Women's Basketball Opens Season With a Victory
The MSJC women's basketball team started their season on Thursday night with a home victory over Victor Valley 74-33 in the first round of the San Jacinto Lion's Club Lady Eagle Tip-Off Tournament.
The Lady Eagles started the game leading 4-0 and never trailed building the lead to 33-16 at the half. MSJC slowly pulled away during the early part of the second half as all 14 Lady Eagles on the roster saw action and 12 different players scored.
Erin Stanford led the way for MSJC with 15 points and 10 rebounds while Sarina Johnson came off the bench to score 14 points. Christina Grant nearly had a double double with 8 points and 9 rebounds. Johnette Brown also scored 8 points in the victory.
The Lady Eagles now 1-0 on the season will continue play in the tournament on Saturday night when they host Barstow at 6 pm. Barstow is 2-2 on the season and defeated Orange Coast 60-53 Thursday night.
Erin Stanford had a game high 15 points on Thursday night as the MSJC women's basketball team beat Victor Valley 74-33 in their first contest of the season. The Lady Eagles will host Barstow on Saturday night at 6 pm.