Athens Review, Athens, Texas

November 14, 2013

JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL: TVCC remains undefeated with 70-54 win over MCC

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

Athens — The No. 1-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals improved to 3-0 on the year with a 70-54 win over McLennan College Tuesday night at Cardinal Gym.

The Lady Cardinals came from behind at the half as MCC held a 37-29 lead.

TVCC was led in scoring by Shlonte’ Allen with 23 points, Autummn Williams with 16 points, Jazmine Spears with seven points, Julianne Anchling, Leashja Grant and Deborah Meeks with six points each, Coco Baker with four points and Roddricka Patton with two points.

TVCC will begin a five-game road trip with a rematch against Coastal Bend at 2 p.m. Saturday in Beeville, Texas.

TVCC men’s basketball remains undefeated

The TVCC men’s basketball team is currently 6-0 on the year after wins Nov. 7-8 on the road.

TVCC defeated Arkansas Baptist, 72-62, after trailing 43-30 at the half.

The following day, the Cardinals took care of Missouri-West Plains, 72-64.

Josh Robinson led the Cardinals with 24 points, while teammate Octavius Ellis added 14 points.

Robinson hit seven of the team’s eight three-pointers in the game against Missouri-West Plains.

TVCC also had 16 points from Dedrick Basil and 11 points from Malcolm Riley.

The Cardinals begin a seven-game home stand tonight against the East Texas Flight.

Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.