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Mounties Women's Basketball Downs Antelope Valley in Opening Round of AVC Tournament

Mt. SAC Women's Basketball vs. Antelope Valley

(Lancaster, CA) In the opening round of the Antelope Valley College Holiday Classic, Mt. SAC (8-4) turned a two-point halftime lead into a 66-51 win over host Antelope Valley (3-7) on Thursday, Dec. 19.

Allyah Cartejena and Taylor Shelby led the Mounties with 14 points each, with teammate Lauryn Manns,  adding 13 more. Cartejena also led the team with 10 rebounds.

As a team, Mt. SAC outrebounded the Marauders, 47-41, and outscored them in bench points, 27-14.

Antelope Valley's Niyah Page led all players with 23 points.

The Mounties will advance to the second-round to take on Moorpark (10-1) this Friday, Dec. 20, at 5 p.m. Last month (11/15) the Raiders defeated Mt. SAC, 68-60.

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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.