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TVCC Sports Notes 5-13-13

ATHENS, May 13, 2013—TVCC Sports Notes contains TVCC athletic updates and events. Read below to find out what’s new.


 The Lady Cardinals are in St. George, Utah, waiting for the start of the 2013 NJCAA National Softball Tournament. The 16-team, double-elimination event begins Wednesday, and runs through Saturday.

Seedings and pairings for the tournament were announced Sunday. Coach Ashley Johnston’s squad (33-25), at the tournament for the first time in school history, drew the No. 13 seed. They will play fourth-seeded Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (42-9) at 5 p.m. (CDT), Wednesday.

The Lady Cardinals will play the winner/loser of the Pima Community College vs. Paris Junior College game. Pima (46-17) is the No. 5 seed and Paris (36-17), which defeated the Lady Cardinals for the Region XIV title, is the No. 12 seed.

With a win against NEO, the Lady Cardinals would play at 6 p.m. (CDT), Thursday. With a loss, they would play at 3:30 (CDT), Thursday.

Here are the pairings for the first round:

1-Butler College (50-2) vs. 16-Pitt Community College (28-13)

9-Santa Fe Community College (42-16) vs. 8-Wallace State Community College (50-11)

5-Pima Community College (46-17) vs. 12-Paris Junior College (36-17)

13-Trinity Valley Community College (33-25) vs. 4-Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (42-9)

3-Chipola College (43-9) vs. 14-Odessa College (46-19)

11-Lake Land College (49-5) vs. 6-Iowa Western Community College (41-12)

7-Walters State Community College (38-7) vs. 10-Weatherford College (48-6)

15-Georgia Perimeter College (21-14) vs. 2-Salt Lake Community College (48-9)  

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