Women’s basketball lose first games of the season

The Pierce College women’s basketball team started its season off undisciplined in its first game of the year to College of the Sequoias, losing 91-40.

The Brahmas committed 40 turnovers and it led to an easy shooting night for the Giants who as a team shot 54.2 percent from the field.

The Giants were led by Alexandra Tobie who scored 20 points on 9-13 shooting from the field.

The Brahmas were lead by freshman Ahlisha Henderson who had 12 points and 12 rebounds in Pierce’s season debut.

In the second game more trouble came as the Brahmas were once again routed by Southwestern, losing 85-61.

Henderson had a strong game for Pierce with 21 points along with 18 rebounds but were haunted by turnovers committing 41 in the second game of the year.

The next tournament for the Brahmas will be on the road in Barstow where they will face Victor Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, and Barstow on Nov. 21-23.