By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information
The Lady Cardinals matched a school record for wins in a season Monday afternoon with a split in a conference softball doubleheader against Paris Junior College at Cain Park.
Coach Ashley Johnston’s squad fell 4-1 in Game 1 and bounced back in the second game to post a 4-0 shutout.
The split improved the Lady Cardinals to 29-18 on the season. The 29 wins equal the total posted last year, which set a school record. The Lady Cardinals are 9-5 in conference.
Chyna Phipps, Erica Jordan, Celeste Montoya, Jazmine Hicks and Tessa Thomas each had a single in the first game.
In the second game, Jordan went 2-for-3 with a home run and single. She drove in two runs. Hicks was also 2-for-3 with a double and single.
The Lady Cardinals and Paris are scheduled to play against Wednesday in Paris. Action starts at 1 p.m.
Saturday, the Lady Cardinals travel to Corsicana to take on Navarro in doubleheader action, starting at 1 p.m.
Four Cardinal football signees have been selected to participate in the annual THSCA All-Star Game in Fort Worth this summer in July.
They are: Mark Roman (WR, Ridge Point), Darius Floyd (RB, Franklin), Garrett Gunter (OL, Smithson Valley) and Demarcus Ayers (QB, Lancaster).
Congratulations to these young men and we look forward to having them be a part of the family here at The Valley.