WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HAS A HOP IN ITS STEP

Mia Finnie
Mia Finnie

The highly ranked Chabot women's basketball team notched hard-fought wins over Mt. San Antonio, 60-58 on Dec. 1, and Canyons, 77-74 on Dec. 2, after a tough loss to San Joaquin Delta, 81-64 on Nov. 30, all in the Tom Gilcrest Tournament in Visalia,
A spirited 21-12 fourth-quarter rally clinched the win over Canyons. Alyssa Pluth's 3-pointer put the Gladiators (8-2) up 75-74 with 45 seconds left. Mia Finnie iced the win with 2 free throws.
Zakiya Mahoney, an all-tournament selection, had a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds; and Kim Masulit had a team-high 19 points. Indya Williams added 10 points and Finnie tacked on eight points and eight boards.
In the thrilling win over San Antonio, Mahoney had 19 points and 10 boards and Williams added 16 points and eight boards.