3rd Annual Panther Pride Tournament
November 30 - December 2, 2012
Game One: #14 Saddleback College (5-2) 46 #7 Mt. San Jacinto College (5-2) 42
Southern California #14 Saddleback College overcame a three point halftime deficit to defeat Southern California #7 Mt. San Jacinto College 46-42. The Gauchos trailed for most of the contest, taking the lead with just 2:27 to go. Saddleback close the game on a 8-2 run to grab the victory. Sahnnaon Abdulla had a game high 15 points, while Whitney Braeutigam had nine points and nine boards. Brittany Neely had a team high 13 points off the bench for the Eagles.
Game Two: Glendale College (4-3) 64 Barstow College (7-3) 58
After trailing by three points at the break, Glendale College came out in the second half and outscored Barstow College 45-36 in the final 20 minutes. The Vaqueros forced the Vikings into 31 turnovers, and got a game high 28 points, six rebounds, four assists, and four steals from Samantha Pyros. Elsie Mejia added 13 off the bench for Glendale. For Barstow Megan Miles had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
Game Three: Citrus College (2-2) 63 #15 Southwestern College (5-1) 56
In the third game of the day, Citrus College handed SoCal #15 Southwestern College their first loss of the year with a seven point win. The Owls led the whole way opening up a 8-0 lead to start the game and leading by as much as 23 points with 7:03 to go. The Jaguars didn’t go away quietly though, cutting the Owl lead to seven points, but that’s where it finished. For the Owls Jaelyn Wilson had 14 points and nine rebounds, while Taylor Jackson had 10 points and 7 assists. For Southwestern Grace Ward had a team high 13 points.
Game Four: #8 Chaffey College (6-2) 81 Fullerton College (2-6) 67
In the finale, SoCal #8 and State #14 Chaffey College opened up an early lead and never really looked back. Fullerton’s last lead in the game came when they went up 10-8 with 13:48 left in the first half, but the Panthers rallied with a 18-2 run to go up big. Chaffey led by as much as 21 points in the first half, and their lead never fell below 14 the rest of the way. The Panthers had four players in double figures including 15 from Kahla Badibanga who scored a team high 15. For Fullerton, Noelle Cobb scored a game high 25.
Game One: (Consolation Game #1): #7 Mt. San Jacinto College (6-2) 73 Barstow College (8-3) 54 In the first consolation game of the day State #14 and SoCal #7 Mt. San Jacinto College overcame a sloppy start to blow out Barstow College. The Eagles forced the Vikings into 29 turnovers and got 15 points and 5 boards from Johnette Brown in the win. MSJC’s Erin Stanford added 14, 8, and 5 assists off the bench. For the Vikings Jasmin Cruz had a team high 13.
Game Two: (Consolation Game #2): Fullerton College (3-6) 58 #15 Southwestern College (5-2) 55
In the second consolation game of the day, Fullerton College overcame a three point deficit at the break to upset the 15th ranked Jaguars of Southwestern College. The Hornets got a three from Andrya Ventura with 51 seconds left to give them a 56-55 lead over Southwestern. Fullerton then shut the Jaguars out the rest of the way and got a pair of late free-throws to seal the game. Kelli Calton had a double-double for Fullerton with 12 and 11, while Southwestern was paced by Gabby Robledo’s game high 14 points.
Game Three: (Semi-Final Game #1): #15 Saddleback College (6-2) 70 Glendale College (4-4) 54
SoCal #15 Saddleback College fended off a pesky Glendale College squad on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s Championship Game. The Gauchos led by just one at the break, but pulled away midway through the second half. The Gauchos’ bench outscored the Vaqueros’ 18-13 and Saddleback outscored Glendale 13-4 on second chance points. Saddleback’s Tatiana Moana scored a game high 21 points, while Shannon Abdulla added 14. For Glendale, Jessica Sanchez had 16 points and 9 rebounds.
Game Four: (Semi-Final Game #2): #8 Chaffey College (7-2) 69 Citrus College (2-3) 67 - OT
In the final game of day two, State #14 and SoCal #8 Chaffey College outlasted Citrus College 69-67 in overtime. Citrus overcame a six point deficit at the break to pull even in regulation, but the Panthers just edged the Owls in the final five minutes. For Chaffey, Mary Windom had a game high 24 points to go along with 9 rebounds. Shannon Moore added 13, while Tyease Bryson had a team high 13 boards. Citrus’ Natalie Lam led all Citrus scorers with 16 to go along with a game high 15 boards. The Owls’ Jaelyn Wilson added 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Game One (Consolation Championship): #7 Mt. San Jacinto (7-2) 66 Fullerton College (3-7) 48
After falling to Saddleback in the first round, State #14 and SoCal #7 Mt. San Jacinto College cruised to a Consolation Championship with a pair of double digits wins between Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday the Eagles dominated the paint where they outscored the Hornets 38-8 en route to the 18 point win. Johnette Brown scored a game high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds on her way to being named All-Tournament. Cora Lopez added 11 and 13, while Fullerton was paced by Kelli Calton’s 11 and 11.
Game Two (3rd Place Game): Citrus College (3-3) 65 Glendale College (4-5) 54
In a preview of Western State Conference South Division play Citrus College held off their conference rival Glendale College by nine. The Owls dominated the boards outrebounding the Vaqueros 50-35 in the win, and were paced by All-Tourney selection Jaelyn Wilson who scored a game high 27 points and grabbed a game high 14 rebounds. Taylor Jackson added 11 and 9 for the Owls, while Glendale was led by Samantha Pyros’ 14 points and nine rebounds.
Game Three (Championship Game): #8 Chaffey College (8-2) 60 #15 Saddleback College (6-3) 57
In the Championship Game, the host Panthers wrapped up the tournament championship behind the effort of Tournament MVP Mary Windom (29 oints) and All-Tournament selection Shannon Moore (12 points). Chaffey’s Tyease Bryson had the game winner when she hit a three from the top of the key with 58 seconds to go. Saddleback’s Shannon Abdulla (14 points) and Tatiana Moana (16 Points, 11 rebounds) were both named All-Tournament as was Chaffey’s Raven Dixon (six rebounds, four assists).
Mary Windom - Chaffey
Shannon Moore - Chaffey
Raven Dixon - Chaffey
Shannon Abdulla - Saddleback
Tatiana Moana - Saddleback
Jaelyn Wilson - Citrus
Johnette Brown - Mt San Jacinto