Stockton, Calif. - Sophomore Vanessa Hughes posted a near double-double, but the Solano women's basketball team came up short against Sequoias, 74-54, in the consolation championship matchup at the Jocelyn Mancebo Classic, hosted by San Joaquin Delta, on Sunday afternoon.
Hughes led the Falcons with 16 points and nine boards. Freshman Lexi Derf added 15 points with three three-pointers.
A rough outing at the free throw line for the Falcons (13-30) affected their ability to get into an offensive rhythm in the second half, despite a late second quarter surge that put them within two.
Solano (1-2) heads to the E.O.S. Tournament next, hosted by Riverside. The Falcons will open with Bakersfield on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m.