CARTHAGE — Take two.

That’s exactly what the Trinity Valley Community College basketball teams did Saturday, sweeping Panola College in a Region XIV Conference doubleheader.

The TVCC men pulled off an 82-74 upset of the fourth-place Ponies to move into a sixth-place tie. The Cardinals, 8-7 overall, are 3-4 in league play.

In the women’s game, TVCC was a 79-65 winner to move into a share of first place with Blinn and Angelina at 5-1. The Lady Cardinals are 13-4 with their ninth straight win.

Both TVCC teams are scheduled to take to the road Wednesday to face Angelina College. The women’s game starts at 5:30 p.m.

Guards Amir Rashad and Mike Pugh combined for 44 points to lead the Cardinals. Rashad led the way with 24 points.

Jay Smith had 10 for the Cardinals, who led 46-35 at the half.

The Lady Cardinals were led by Ashley Walker and DeShawna Banks with 18 points each. Stephanie Madden had 13 and Darika Hill 11.

TVCC was 23-of-42 from the free throw line.

The Lady Cardinals jumped out to a 13-5 lead and were up 39-26 at the half, closing on a 14-2 run.

TVCC led by as much as 21 in the second half.



REGION XIV CONFERENCE

MEN’S STANDINGS

Conference Season

W L W L

Paris 7 0 15 0

Tyler 6 1 12 1

San Jacinto 6 1 12 3

Panola 4 3 11 4

Angelina 4 3 5 10

Blinn 3 4 9 5

TVCC 3 4 8 7

Navarro 3 4 6 9

Kilgore 2 5 10 5

Lee 2 5 8 7

Jacksonville 2 5 8 7

Lon Morris 0 7 7 8

Saturday’s Results

TVCC 82, Panola 74; Paris 81, San Jacinto 69; Navarro 91, Lee 84; Jacksonville 46, Kilgore 45; Tyler 96, Blinn 67; Angelina 84, Lon Morris 78

Wednesday’s Games

TVCC at Angelina; Lee at Blinn; Jacksonville at San Jacinto; Kilgore at Tyler; Lon Morris at Navarro; Panola at Paris



REGION XIV CONFERENCE

WOMEN’S STANDINGS

Conference Season

W L W L

Blinn 5 1 15 2

TVCC 5 1 13 4

Angelina 5 1 13 4

Tyler 3 2 13 4

Kilgore 3 3 9 5

Lon Morris 3 4 9 9

Panola 2 3 11 5

Paris 2 4 6 9

Jacksonville 1 4 10 5

San Jacinto 0 6 3 13

Saturday’s Results

TVCC 79, Panola 65; Tyler 82, Blinn 79; Angelina 86, Lon Morris 76; Paris 81, San Jacinto 68; Jacksonville 53, Kilgore 47

Wednesday’s Games

TVCC at Angelina; Jacksonville at San Jacinto; Kilgore at Tyler; Panola at Paris

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