By Benny Rogers, TVCC Sports Information
The third-ranked Lady Cardinals are scheduled to be at home tonight against Jacksonville College. Game time is 5:30 p.m.
The Cardinals have the night off.
Coach Elena Lovato’s Lady Cardinals are 18-1 on the season and 5-0 in Region XIV Conference after an 86-65 win Saturday on the road against Tyler.
Savannah Carter paced the win against Tyler with 23 points. Krystle Henderson tossed in 18, followed by Shlonte’ Allen with 17 and Adut Bulgak with 11.
The Lady Cardinals led 41-28 at the half.
Jacksonville brings a 10-9 season record into tonight’s game. The Lady Jaguars are 3-3 in conference action.
Saturday, the Lady Cardinals travel to Carthage to face Panola at 4 p.m. In the first meeting at Cardinal Gym in December, the Lady Cardinals were a 91-58 winner.
Missed free throws were costly to the Cardinals in a 65-61 loss against Tyler. Coach Kris Baumann’s squad led 51-35 with 7:39 left in the game.
Karon Phillips’ 14 points were tops for the Cardinals. Octavius Ellis netted 12 and Jarion Henry nine.
The loss dropped the Cardinals to 13-7 on the year and 4-5 in the conference.
The Cardinals’ next outing is Saturday at home against Panola. Game time is 4 p.m.
Yes, the Cardinals will be at home Saturday against Panola while the Lady Cardinals are on the road against Panola.
PLAY 4 KAY
The annual Play 4 Kay game to raise awareness and money to help fight the battle against cancer is scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 30 when the Lady Cardinals take on Paris in a 5:30 p.m. game
The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to make a public appearance to promote the event Friday from 4-6 p.m. at McDonald’s in Athens.
The Lady Cardinals will have pink t-shirts and other pink items for purchase. They will also have sharpies and will be available to sign any item fans would like signed.
Join the Lady Cardinals for this event Friday and then make plans to be with us next Wednesday when we participate in the the national Play 4 Kay campaign for a sixth consecutive year.
ON THE AIR
The Cardinal Sports Network’s next webcast is scheduled Saturday when the Cardinals face Panola.
You can watch the games at www.tvcc.edu. Pregame programming starts at 3:50 p.m.
Tonight’s women’s game against Jacksonville will be carried by Palestine radio station KYYK (98.3 FM).
The games will also be streamed (audio) at www.youreasttexas.com.