Canitez leads Westmont to final in GSAC Tournament

Strong second half leads Warriors past San Diego Christian

POSTED: 11:50 PM PST Mar 01, 2013    UPDATED: 12:03 AM PST Mar 02, 2013 
MONTECITO, Calif. -

Trailing 26-22 at the half, Westmont College opened the second half by scoring the first 15 points and cruised to a 62-47 win in a GSAC Tournament semifinal game in women's basketball.

Warriors senior star Tugce Canitez scored a game-high 27 points in her final game in front of the home fans in Montecito. Kelsie Sampson added 10 points as Westmont improves to 25-3 on the year. The Warriors are now 15-0 this season against Golden State Athletic Conference opponents.

Westmont will try and defend their GSAC Tournament title on Tuesday when they play Vanguard in Irvine.