- Published on Tuesday, 23 December 1997 19:04
- Written by Town Crier Staff Report
The Foothill women's basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak with home wins over two ranked opponents last week.
The Owls (5-7) beat San Joaquin Delta 65-49 Dec. 19 and Santa Maria 55-54 Dec. 20.
The Owls held a 30-27 lead at the intermission against Delta, then exploded for 35 points in the second half to seal the win.
Freshman forward Heather Green led the charge, scoring eight of her 20 points after halftime. Sophomore guard Rene Carriera nailed a trio of three-pointers. Krista Knapp and Paula Jopp added eight points each.
Knapp's last second follow-up shot of a missed free throw beat Santa Maria the next night.
Knapp led the team with 12 points, while Carriera chipped in 11 and Green scored eight.