Athens Review, Athens, Texas

May 16, 2013

NJCAA WOMEN'S NATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Cards face Paris today

Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information
The Athens Review

St. George, Utah — The Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals will square off against Paris Junior College in an elimination bracket game at the 2013 NJCAA National Tournament. Game time is 3:30 p.m. (CDT)

Coach Ashley Johnston's squad, making its first appearance at the national tournament, suffered a 5-1 loss to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in opening round action Wednesday in St. George, Utah. Paris fell 6-4 to Pima Community College.

Today's game will be the eighth TVCC-Paris game this season. Paris defeated the Lady Cardinals twice in the championship games of the Region XIV tournament and owns five wins in the series this season.

The Lady Cardinals take a 33-26 win into today's game. Paris is 36-18.

Candise Wise, Taylor Wilson and Chyna Phipps had two hits in the loss to NEO. Erica Jordan slammed a solo home run in the first inning.

NEO scored four runs in the first inning to take control of the game.

The TVCC-Paris winner to face the Chipola-Lake Land loser tonight at 7:30 p.m.