March 13, 2006
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LADY SALUQIS SEASON ENDS WITH LOSS TO MOTLOW IN REGION SEMIFINALS
Release written by Keith Gentry
The Southwest womens basketball team saw its season come to an end as
the Lady Saluqis dropped a hard-fought 84-75 decision to Motlow State in
the semifinals of the TJCCAA/NJCAA Region VII tournament on Saturday
night at the Verties Sails Gymnasium.
Sophomore forward Imesia Jackson led Southwest with 20 points and 12
rebounds and was selected to the all-tournament team. Also scoring in
double figures were freshmen Gina High (14), Jasmine Massey (12) and
Michelle Malone (12).
Southwest reached the semifinals by defeating St. Catharine 90-81 in the
quarterfinal game on Friday night. Jackson and High each scored 21
points to lead the Lady Saluqis. High added a career-high 10 assists for
the first double-double of her career.
The Southwest women ended their season with a 19-9 overall record,
including wins in 15 of the last 18 games.