Lady Eagles soar over Mustangs 56-54, advance to State Finals

Raushanah Bashir drives to the hole
Laney College guard Raushanah Bashir drives to the hole against the San Joaquin Mustangs

The Laney College Woman's Basketball team advance to the state finals tournament after defeating San Joaquin Delta 56-54 Saturday, March 6.

The No. 4 seed Lady Eagles made 24 of 40 shots free throws, compared to the No. 5 Mustangs' 10 out of 20. Sophomore and Eagles forward Shonetta Crain-Williams scored 13 points.

But the game was decided in the end, when the Eagles made 8 of 14 free throws at the line. The second year Eagles (25-5) clinched their first Northern California Regional Championship and advance to the State tournament of Eight, where they will face Ventura, Thursday March 11 in Thousand Oaks.

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