By Miguel Dominguez
The Husky Women’s basketball team win their third straight game against Pasadena City College winning 69-59.
The Huskies are 18-6 in the season. The Huskies are 6-1 in the conference and are 5-2 at home this season. Destyni Heard led the team with 15 points in the game. She had five rebounds and six assists in the game.
Aliya Contreras had a season high with 13 points in the game. Delilah Kimble Gray had three points but led the team in assists with nine.
The Huskies were down the first quarter with a score of 12-13.
The Huskies missed a lot of second-chance points causing them to trail Pasadena. The Huskies turned it around in the second quarter.
In the first quarter, Sydney Patterson had the most points for the Huskies with eight points.
The Huskies made five of the 25 shots from the field in the first quarter. The team improved in the second quarter making 10 of 20 from the field.
The Huskies had only three turnovers in the second quarter after giving up seven turnovers in the first quarter.
The Huskies outscored Pasadena in the second quarter with 25 points for the Huskies and Pasadena with 12 points. The Huskies led Pasadena at the half 37-25.
In the third quarter, Contreras and Heard scored a combined 13 points. Sydney Patterson scored two points for the Huskies.
The Huskies had the most points in the quarter with 15 points. The Huskies led the third quarter 52-37.
Lupe Vasquez had the only points in the quarter for Pasadena with 12. She made four of 11 from the field and made one out of five from the three-point line.
Pasadena had only five players active for the game, as the rest of the team were on the injured list.
The Huskies bench would play the majority of the fourth quarter.
By the fourth quarter the whole team had scored points in the game. Pasadena outscored the Huskies in the final quarter 22-17. The Huskies would win the game 69-59.
The Huskies started slow, but once they took the lead they seemed confident in their game and played good defense.
Contreras had five steals in the game. Four of them came in the first half, two in each quarter. The Huskies forced 21 turnovers and made 27 points.
The Huskies made 10 fastbreak points. Pasadena had no fastbreak points. Pasadena had the most second-chance points with 28 and the Huskies only had 13 second- chance points.
The Huskies will host Ventura College to start the playoffs tomorrow. The game starts at 5 p.m.