FAST FINISH: Lady Cards pull away from Paris

FAST FINISH: Lady Cards pull away from Paris

Once the 11th-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cards found another gear, they ran away and hit from Paris Junior College's Lady Dragons for a 73-50 win Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Gym.

With a pink-clad Play 4Kay crowd looking on, the Lady Cards outscored Paris 30-10 in the final 14:30 to run their season record to 19-4. They are 11-2 in Region XIV Conference heading into a three-game road trip to Bossier Parish, Panola and Angelina.
The Lady Cards are scheduled to return home Saturday, Feb. 25 against Coastal Bend in a 2 p.m. tipoff.

Paris hung with the Lady Cards until near the midway point of the third quarter. The Lady Dragons pulled within three, 43-40, before the Lady Cards ran off and hid.

Jordan Alexander provided the spark for the Lady Cards with 16 points, all in the second half. Alexander drained four three-pointers.

Naomi Davenport tossed in 15 points, including a pair of three-pointers. Shakeela Fowler had 14.

The Lady Cards took a 39-31 lead into the halftime locker room when Christalah Lyons hit a running three-pointer at the buzzer.