BPCC BASEBALL TEAM OPENS SEASON 2-2
The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers opened the 2013 baseball season with two losses Friday and two wins Saturday.
The Cavs dropped both halves of a doubleheader to Hill College 13-5 and 14-2 Friday at home. BPCC swept Baton Rouge Community College 6-2 and 7-3 in Baton Rouge Saturday.
Airline product Chase Daughdrill went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the 13-5 loss to Hill. Jacob Stockton and JT Rhoades also had two hits. Jose Rodriguez had two RBIs and Matt Martin had a double.
Stockton and former Airline standout Lance Jones had two hits each in the seven-inning 14-2 loss.
Daughdrill went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs in the 6-2 victory over Baton Rouge. Rhoades and Preston Gray had doubles. Jared Exline and Lance Phillips combined to hold Baton Rouge to seven hits.
BPCC rallied with three runs in the sixth and two in the seventh in the 7-3 victory.
Daughdrill came through again, going 3-for-4 with an RBI. Jones went 2-for-3 with a double, and former Benton standout Ross Moore went 2-for-4 with a double. Gray had two hits, and Stockton had a triple.
Starter Cole Hesson, an Airline product, allowed two hits and two earned runs in four innings. He struck out six. Miguel Garcia allowed just one hit and one run over the final three innings.
BPCC faces Tyler Junior College at home Wednesday.
BPCC BASKETBALL TEAM FALLS TO TRINITY VALLEY
The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers dropped an 80-69 decision to Trinity Valley Community College in a Region 14 men’s basketball game Saturday afternoon in Athens, Texas.
The Cavs dropped to 8-12 overall and 1-11 in conference play. Trinity Valley improved to 15-8 and 6-6. BPCC returns to action Wednesday with a 7 p.m. home game against Panola.
PERRY LEADS TECH WOMEN TO VICTORY
ARLINGTON, Texas — Lulu Perry tied her career-high with 21 points and Kelia Shelton and Whitney Frazier both scored in double figures to lead Louisiana Tech to a 78-62 win over Texas- Arlington Saturday night in Western Athletic Conference action at College Park Center.
Perry hit 6-of-7 field goals, including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc, and 6-of-7 free throws as the Benton star helped the Lady Techsters build an early lead and eventually push it out to as many as 31 before coasting to the win.
"I thought we did a lot of things well," said Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon. "I thought in the first half we really defended them well and made it tough. We executed on the offensive end for most of the game.
"However, we have to learn how to close games. We didn't do a good job of that down the stretch. We have to have better clock management. And we have to do a better job of finishing when we have the advantage."
Tech improved to 10-11 overall, 6-4 in WAC play while UT Arlington fell to 3-17 overall, 1-9 in league action.
TECH MEN EXTEND WIN STREAK TO 11
RUSTON — Raheem Appleby scored 15 points as Louisiana Tech (19-3) defeated Texas-Arlington 64-41 Saturday night in the Thomas Assembly Center in front of a season high crowd of 5,024 to extend its winning streak to 11.