Women's Basketball Team Picks Up Home Win

The MSJC women's basketball team used a solid defensive effort on Saturday as they defeated visiting Rio Hondo College 71-33 in a Foothill Conference game.kerahvsrio.jpg

The Lady Eagles started quickly as they jumped out to a 21-2 lead on their way to a halftime score of 41-10.  MSJC used a balanced scoring attack led by Kerah Natividad who scored a game high 21 points.  Tina Fantroy added 15 points in the victory.  Faith Fantroy did not score, but had a huge impact on the game with 10 assists, 8 rebounds, and 8 steals.  Destiny Melton led the Lady Eagles in rebounding with 9.

The victory improved the Lady Eagles, currently ranked #3 in the state, to 15-1 on the season and 2-0 in Foothill Conference play.  Rio Hondo dropped to 5-11 overall and 1-2 in conference action.  MSJC will be on the road for two games this week when they travel to Barstow on Wednesday and San Bernardino on Saturday.  Wednesday's game is scheduled for 5 pm and Saturday's contest will begin at 1 pm.


Mt. San Jacinto College's Kerah Natividad drives up to score. MSJC Women Eagles won 71-33 over Rio Hondo College at home Saturday, January 12, 2013. (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)