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The Lady Dragons are scheduled to play Tyler College’s Lady Apaches at 2 p.m., followed by the Dragons vs. San LPJC women’s team dropped an 81-35 game to nationally No. 2-ranked Trinity Valley in both teams’ first Region XIV conference action Wednesday.
The Lady Dragons lost their Region XIV opener on Wednesday, losing 81-35 in Athens to the No. 2-ranked and two-time defending nationa champion Lady Cardinals of Trinity Valley Community College.
The Lady Cardinals jumped out to a 16-1 lead, and it got worse from there. It was 46-13 by halftime. Paris made only two field goals in the first half and only seven for the game.
Shanice Vaughan led Paris with 10 points.
TVCC improved to 10-1 for the season and 1-0 in league play. Paris fell to 6-5, 0-1.
It was the 49th straight win at home for the Lady Cardinals.
The Lady Cardinals defense forced 18 Paris turnovers.
More than half of Paris’ points came from the free throw line. The Lady Dragons made 18 of 27 from the charity stripe.
Jazmine Spears scored 21 points and Deborah Meeks 19 points for Trinity Valley.
It was the second straight loss for the Lady Dragons after getting off to a 6-3 start. They suffered a tough 95-89 loss in triple overtime on Monday in Little Rock to Arkansas Baptist.
After Saturday, the Dragons and Lady Dragons each have only one more game in 2013.
Both teams have games next Wednesday.
The Lady Dragons are home, in the Hunt Center, against the Lady Cavaliers of Bossier Parish at 5:30 p.m. It’s Bossier Parish’s first year of women’s basketball games.
The Dragons are on the road at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, playing in Port Arthur against the Seahawks of Lamar State-Port Arthur.
The Dragons’ game with Coastal Bend has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 6 in Beeville — which will become the middle game of three Region XIV contests in six days.
PJC’s men will be at Lufkin to play Angelina College at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4; in Beeville to play Coastal Bend at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6; and in Paris to play Jacksonville at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
The Lady Dragons also will be off from Dec. 11 until the first weekend in January. They will be in a tournament at Waco, playing Temple at noon on Friday, Jan. 3, and McLennan County at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4.
By Charles Richards, eParisExtra