The Lady Dolphins opened the NWAACC Crossover at
Wenatchee Valley Community College in a bad way, meeting a tough Columbia Basin
College team in the first round and being bounced by the Lady Hawks, 78-35. SCC
struggled on offense, only scoring 15 points at half and shooting only 24% for
Jenny Voss was the only SCC player in double
figures, scoring 11 points and leading the team in rebounds with 8.
On the second day of the tournament, SCC played
Highline Community College and came away with a tough 65-63 victory as Voss hit
two free-throws with 26 seconds left in the game and the SCC defense held off
HCC in their last attempt to score to pull out the victory.
Voss lead the team with 20 points and 5 steals.
Jenny scored 7 of her 20 points from the free-throw line. Gnanamani Hooyman
scored 13, Caitlin Roussopulus added 11 and Tess Cathey 10 for the Lady
Dolphins in a balanced scoring attack.
SCC faced Centralia College on Sunday and the
Lady Dolphins fell 78-44 as the lack of depth (SCC played with only 7 players
this weekend) took its toll and the SCC squad fell behind and never could rally
on exhausted legs. SCC only shot 28% from the field and was out rebounded 51 to
Gnanamani Hooyman led SCC with 17 points against
Centralia, the only SCC player in double figures and she had 7
SCC is now 5-3 on the season, the best start for
the Dolphins in over five years. SCC now will take a Christmas break and
return to action at South Puget Sound CC in Olympic, WA on January 30th at 6:00
PM and then opens NWAACC Northern Region play on Wednesday, January 4th at Skagit
Valley College. SCC returns home on January 7th to face Olympic College in the