The Solano women’s basketball team made a statement with am 85-56 win over Santa Ana in the first round of the Santa Barbara MTXE Tournament on Thursday.
Solano’s two returning all-conference players, Taylor Hamilton and Ariel Clay, led the way with 18 and 16 points, respectively. Nikki Andaya came off the bench to score 13. The Falcons jumped out to a 42-28 lead at the half and SCC coach Matt Borchert was able to play everyone during the contest.
“We had some good moments,” said Coach Matt. “But there is also some fine-tuning and things we need to work on.”
Nikki Andaya added five assists to her total while fellow freshman Christen Voyles grabbed six rebounds in a starting role.
Solano advances to take on San Mateo, a winner over Riverside, on Friday at 6 p.m.