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March 27, 2013

TVCC SPORTS NOTES: Lady Cards sweep Angelina on Monday

Athens — The Lady Cardinals had the brooms out Monday afternoon at Cain Park, sweeping Angelina in non-conference doubleheader action. Coach Ashley Johnston’s squad won both games by a 7-3 score.

Erica Jordan had a huge day for the Lady Cardinals. In the two games, she went 4-for-5 with a pair of three-run home runs, a double and eight RBI.

In  Game 1, Jordan was 3-for-3. Tessa Thomas was 1-for-2.

Kayla Cosby was the winning pitcher, scattering six hits.

Joining Jordan with multiple hits in the second game were Melissa Billingsley (2-for-3), Chantelle Whitehead (2-for-3), Alex el Cassabgui (2-for-3) and Thomas (2-for-3). Whitehead and Thomas each had a pair of doubles and Billingsley had a triple.

Melissa Boland had a hit and drove in a run.

Kim Leschber picked up the win on the mound.

The sweep improved the Lady Cardinals to 21-14 overall. They are 3-3 in non-conference play.

The Lady Cardinals, who have now won four straight, take to the road Thursday for a non-conference doubleheader against San Jacinto. Their next home doubleheader is scheduled Saturday, April 6 against Kilgore at 1 and 3 p.m.

Spring Football

The Cardinals kicked off their spring football workouts Monday and will continue through April.

Workouts are scheduled four days a week for five weeks, including some Saturday practices at Bruce Field in April. Afternoon workouts at the practice field begin around 3:15 p.m. each day and the public is invited to attend.

— TVCC Sports Information

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