TYLER TAKEDOWN: Lady Cards thump TJC

TYLER TAKEDOWN: Lady Cards thump TJC

The eighth-ranked Lady Cards outscored Tyler 47-29 in the second and third quarters to roll to an 80-59 Region XIV Conference win Saturday at Wagstaff Gym.

The Lady Cards raised their record to 17-2 with the win, improving to 7-2 in conference. Tyler dropped to 8-10 and 2-6 with a sixth straight loss.

Next up for the Lady Cards is Kilgore at home Wednesday in a 5:30 p.m. game that will be webcast by the Cardinal Sports Network. Kilgore is 12-6 on the season and 6-3 in conference.

Tyler led 15-14 after the first quarter before the Lady Cards shifted to another gear. The Lady Cards were up 41-25 at the half.

Mercedes Brooks fired in 20 points to lead the Lady Cards. Arleighshya McElroy had 19 and Michal Miller 15. Tyasia Moore finished with nine.

The Lady Cards travel Saturday to Blinn for a 2 p.m. tipoff.