Southwest Tennessee Community College

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 women’s 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.