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PCC Controls Offensive Boards In Women's Cagers Win

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Twenty-four second chances on offensive rebounds allowed the Pasadena City College women's basketball team to do enough to defeat host Los Angeles Trade-Tech, 58-49, Wednesday evening in a South Coast Conference game.

PCC sophomore center Tonisha Lacey was the most active on the offensive boards as nine of her game-high 16 rebounds were pulled down in the offensive paint. Lacey totaled a team-high 13 points. Second-year forward Destinee Sellers added five offensive rebounds in scoring eight points and grabbing 13 total rebounds.

Pasadena improved to 13-12 overall and 7-6 in SCC play. Marquetta Stokes, who was held to one point in the first half, finished with 10 points along with seven rebounds. Frosh guard Stella Ghazarian added nine points (three 3-pointers) and rookie guard Sabrina Martinez sank a pair of 3-pointers for her six points.

Sophomore guard Erica Steward was strong on defense while delivering three points, five rebounds, and three assists.

For Trade-Tech (5-17, 2-11), center Toni McClin had 14 points and 14 rebounds.

PCC led 25-16 by halftime and was ahead by as much as 18 points, 40-22, on a Steward layup with 15 minutes remaining. The Lady Techsters fought back and sliced the lead to five, 51-46. A key steal by Stokes led to a Lacey jumper, then Stokes made three free throws in the final minute to put the game out of reach.

The Lancers return to action Friday, Feb. 10 in a 5 p.m. road conference game at El Camino College-Compton Center.

[Photo--Tonisha Lacey goes up for shot during PCC's 59-48 win over LA Trade-Tech Friday night, image by Richard Quinton.]

Release Date: 02/08/12
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