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February 20, 2013

TVCC SPORTS ROUNDUP: TVCC Lady Cardinals match record, split twin bill with North Central Texas College

Athens — The Trinity Valley Community Lady Cardinals matched a school record for consecutive wins in the first game of a softball doubleheader Monday afternoon at Cain Park with a 4-2 decision against North Central Texas College.

Things didn’t go as well in Game 2 for Coach Ashley Johnston’s squad, which fell 6-3 to see a six-game win streak halted and drop to 11-5 on the year.

The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to be back in action Wednesday on the road against Hill College. Action begins at 1 p.m.

Chantelle Whitehead and Chyna Phipps had two hits each in the Game 1 win, Whitehead drove in a run. Candise Wise had a hit and a RBI.

In the second game, Erica Jordan led the Lady Cardinals at the plate, going 2-for-3 and driving in a run.

The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to travel Saturday to Lufkin to play Angelina in a doubleheader at 1 p.m.

The next home game for the Lady Cardinals is March 14 against Navarro.

Women’s Basketball

TVCC 76, Jacksonville 57

The No. 1-ranked Lady Cardinals outscored Jacksonville 31-7 in a 10-minute stretch in the second half Saturday afternoon to pull away for a 76-57 win.

The Lady Cardinals, 26-1 overall and 13-0 in conference, trailed 28-27 at the half.

Krystle Henderson led a balanced Lady Cardinal scoring effort with 16 points. Savannah Carter had 14, followed by Shannon Smith and Victoria Wells with 12 each and Roddricka Patton and Adut Bulgak with 11 each.

The Lady Cardinals hit 26 of 30 free throws.

The Lady Cardinals now close the regular season with three straight games at Cardinal Gym, where they have won 41 straight games.

First up is Angelina at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

Wednesday’s game is the only game for the Lady Cardinals this week.

They observe an open date Saturday.

Men’s Basketball

TVCC head to Panola tonight at 7 p.m.

The Cardinals, 16-10 and 7-8, are scheduled to return to action Wednesday at Carthage against Panola. Game time is 7 p.m.

The next home game for Coach Kris Baumann’s squad, which had Saturday off, is  this Saturday against Paris at 4 p.m.

On the air

Lady Cards game webcasted tonight

Wednesday’s Lady Cardinal game against Angelina will be webcast by the Cardinal Sports Network at

Pregame programming begins at 5:20 p.m.

Saturday’s Cardinal game against Paris will also be webcast.

Pregame programming starts at 3:50 p.m.

— TVCC Sports Information

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