Lady T-Birds back in second in West
By Thomas Freeman - Staff Reporter
The Highline's women's basketball team have won consecutive games, which now puts them back in second place in the NWAC west division with the playoffs a couple of weeks away.
The Lady T-Birds defeated the Grays Harbor's Chokers 60-47 this past Wednesday, Feb. 13.
Kami Jackson came off the bench and led the team against Grays Harbor with 17 points (4-6 from the field, 3-4 from the three-point line, and 6-6 from the free-throw line), 3 rebounds, and 2 assists.
Guard-forward Jazmina Lafitaga chipped in with a double double. She had 14 points (4-12 from the field, 3-8 from the three-point line) and 14 rebounds. In addition, she also had 5 assists. The Lady Thunderbirds then defeated the Green River Gators 62-51 on Saturday, Feb. 16 in the Thunderdome.
Jazmina Lafitaga once again led the charge against Green River Gators with 15 points (7-10 from the field), 5 rebounds, and 2 steals.
Tori Allen pitched in with 9 points (3-13 from the field, 3-6 from the free- throw line) and 11 rebounds.
Kami Jackson came off the bench with 9 points (4-7 from the field) and 6 rebounds.
The Lady 'Birds squared off against Pierce last night at 6 p.m. however, results were unavailable at press time.
Following that match-up, they will take on South Puget Sound on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Thunderdome.