Lady Texans continue outstanding season with perfect conference record

The South Plains College women’s basketball team continued their successful season by securing three more victories to extend their winning streak.

The No. 1-ranked Lady Texans captured a 58-48 victory over Howard College at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum in Big Spring on Feb. 7, their 22nd consecutive victory.

Trailing 45-43 coming out of the third quarter, the Lady Texans put up 15 points in the fourth and held Howard to just three points, sealing the victory. SPC moved to 25-1 overall and 10-0 in Western Junior College Athletic Conference play.

Sophomore Gabbie Green, who was recently selected as the NJCAA National Player of the week, poured in 17 points and knocked down six of her 17 shots from the field to go along with three assists. Freshman Ruth Koang scored 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting, also grabbing nine rebounds and blocking two shots.

Sophomore Keke Hunter scored six points, knocking down three of her five shots from the field to go along with six rebounds and one blocked shot.

Freshman Caroline Germond also scored six points, while sophomore Chantel Govan added five points. Germond shot 3-for-6 from the floor, with two rebounds and four steals. Govan shot 2-for-4 from the field and grabbed three rebounds.

SPC shot 44.6 percent from the field and shot 58.3 percent from the free-throw line.

IMG_8887The Lady Texans stomped Frank Phillips College 92-59 on Feb. 4 in Texan Dome, improving to 24-1 on the year and 9-0 in WJCAC play.

Green scored 26 points on 11-for-18 shooting from the field, to go along with four rebounds and four assists.

Hunter also scored in double figures, posting 20 points on 8-for-10 shooting from the field. She also tallied nine rebounds and two assists. Sarah Shematsi put in 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the floor, also adding seven rebounds and two assists.

Govan posted eight points to go along five rebounds and seven steals, while freshman Romola Dominguez contributed six points, six rebounds and three assists.

SPC shot 48.5 percent from the field and out-rebounded the Lady Plainsmen 44-18.

The Lady Texans secured a 61-55 victory against Midland College at the A1 G. Langford Chaparral Center in Midland, improving to 23-1 on the year and 8-0 in conference action.

Green led the scoring with a career-high 34 points, knocking down 63.6 percent of her shots from the field and going 4-for-8 from the three-point line. Germond tossed in 11 points on 4-for-11 shooting from the field, including 3-for-8 shooting from the three-point arch.

Koang added seven points, while Morris contributed six. Koang hit three of her five shots from the field and pulled down 14 rebounds. Morris went 2-for-7 from the field and 2-for-7 from the three-point line.

SPC shot 42.1 percent from the field and 32.3 percent from the three-point line.

Author: Kendall Rainer

Freshman at SPC from Georgetown, Texas. Photo Editor for the plainsman press

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