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The basketball game scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Paris between the women of Paris Junior College and San Jacinto-North has been postponed until the same time on Monday, Feb. 25.
PJC women’s coach and athletic director Sean LeBeauf said he postponement was at San Jacinto’s request.“Some issue they have. I didn’t ask,” LeBeauf said.
Eric Taylor, head coach of the San Jacinto Lady Gators, declined to elaborate, deferring to his athletic direcor. In a cell phone text message, Taylor replied to eParisExtra.com: “You will have to call my AD.”
With five Region XIV games remaining, Paris and San Jacinto are tied for eighth place in the nine-team conference with a record of 2-9, one game behind seventh-place Tyler (3-8) and a game and a half behind sixth-place Panola (4-8).
Only the top eight teams qualify for the post-season tournament scheduled at Herrington Patriot Center at UT-Tyler on March 5-9.
With the postponement, San Jacinto and Paris will play twice in the final week of the season. The two teams’ game in San Jacinto is scheduled for Saturday, March 2.
San Jacinto has a bye for Saturday (Feb. 16). The Lady Gators’ remaining schedule has them playing Wednesday, Feb. 20, at home against Jacksonville; Saturday, Feb. 23, at home against Blinn; Monday, Feb. 25 in Paris against PJC; Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Athens against Trinity Valley; and Saturday, March 2, at home against Paris.
Paris’ remaining schedule: Saturday, Feb. 16 at Kilgore; Wednesday, Feb. 20, at home against Tyler; Monday, Feb. 25 at home against San Jacinto; Wednesday, Feb. 27 at home against Panola; and Saturday, March 2 at Pasadena against San Jacinto.