By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information
On the night Leon Spencer Court was dedicated, the Lady Cardinals and Cardinals swept a doubleheader against Tyler. The Lady Cardinals were an 86-45 winner and the Cardinals took a 64-57 decision.
The win improved the Lady Cardinals to 24-1 on the year and 11-0 in conference. The Cardinals raised their records to 16-9 and 7-7.
Shannon Smith led the Lady Cardinals with 20 points. Adut Bulgak had 15, Roddricka Patton and Savannah Carter 13 each and Victoria Wells 11. Krystle Henderson added eight.
The Cardinals were led by Tyler Corley’s 17 points. Karon Phillips had 10 and Carl Porter nine.
Both teams are scheduled to be in action again Wednesday at Kilgore. Action begins at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Cardinals went 3-3 in the Cow Town Tournament in Fort Worth over the weekend to move their season record to 5-4.
In action Friday, the Lady Cardinals fell to Cowley, 12-3, and Butler, 10-3, and defeated Cisco, 10-1. Saturday, they defeated Western Oklahoma, 5-4, and Odessa, 3-2, and lost to Weatherford, 9-7.
The Lady Cardinals had 53 hits during the tournament.
Here are the hitting leaders in the six games:
Vs. Cowley – Eric Jordan 2-for-3, Jazmine Hicks 2-for-3
Vs. Butler – Chyna Phipps 2-for-4, Chantelle Whitehead 2-for-3, Jordan Olivaras 2-for-3 (2 RBI)
Vs. Cisco – Phipps 3-for-4, Candise Wise 2-for-3 (HR)
Vs. Western Oklahoma – Melissa Boland 2-for-4, Hicks 2-for-3, Phipps 2-for-4, Wise 2-for-3
Vs. Weatherford – Lauren Webster 2-for-3, Hicks 2-for-3 (HR), Phipps 2-for-4
Vs. Odessa – Marci Seymour 1-for-3 (game-winning hit), Wise 2-for-3
The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to be back in action Tuesday in Waco against McLennan. Doubleheader action begins at 1 p.m.
The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to be at home Saturday against Grayson in their home opener. Doubleheader action starts at 1 p.m. They will also be at home on Saturday, playing Grambling State in two games starting at 1 p.m.
ON THE AIR
Palestine radio station KYYK (98.3 FM) will broadcast both TVCC-Kilgore basketball games Wednesday. The games will also be streamed online at www.youreasttexas.com.
Pregame programming starts at 5:20 p.m.