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Lady Cardinals split with Paris; equal school record for wins in a season

ATHENS, April 16, 2013-- The Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals matched a school record for wins in a season Monday afternoon with a split in a conference softball doubleheader against Paris Junior College at Cain Park.

Coach Ashley Johnston’s squad fell 4-1 in Game 1 and bounced back in the second game to post a 4-0 shutout.

The split improved the Lady Cardinals to 29-18 on the season. The 29 wins equal the total posted last year, which set a school record. The Lady Cardinals are 9-5 in conference.

Chyna Phipps, Erica Jordan, Celeste Montoya, Jazmine Hicks and Tessa Thomas each had a single in the first game.

In the second game, Jordan went 2-for-3 with a home run and single. She drove in two runs. Hicks was also 2-for-3 with a double and single.

The Lady Cardinals and Paris are scheduled to play against Wednesday in Paris. Action starts at 1 p.m.

Saturday, the Lady Cardinals travel to Corsicana to take on Navarro in doubleheader action, starting at 1 p.m.

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