LEVELLAND — Boasting a 13-game win streak including a 2-0 mark in league play, the second-ranked South Plains College women's basketball team will wrap up the front half of the season against Dodge City Community College at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Texan Dome.
Admission is free for everyone, and the game will stream live at spctexans.com with Michael Wiiest of KLVT Radio Levelland calling the courtside action with pregame slated for 2:30 p.m.
Following the Christmas break, South Plains will be on the road for a four-game stint in Arizona. The Lady Texans will square off with Phoenix College at 3 p.m. MST on Dec. 28, followed by a 12 p.m. MST matchup with Lake Region State College on Dec. 29. South Plains will then take on Bismarck State College at 12 p.m. MST on Dec. 30 and will wrap up the trip against Mesa Community College at 12 p.m. MST on Dec. 31.
South Plains comes into Sunday averaging 85.8 points per game, with wins over Howard College, Seward County, and Western Texas in their previous three matchups. After defeating #15 Seward County 84-71 on Dec. 6, the Lady Texans pounded Western Texas 68-45 behind Ruth Koang's 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Koang led all scorers as the 6-foot-5 product from New York was 6 of 8 from the floor and 4-for-5 from the free throw line. TCU signee Caroline Germond dropped in 12 points for the Lady Texans on 4 of 6 shooting while also dishing out seven assists and picked two steals.
Asia McCoy chipped in 10 points and snagged 11 rebounds, seven on the defensive end, finishing 3 of 7 from the field and was 4 of 6 from the charity stripe coming off the bench for South Plains. The Lady Texans shot a 44.6 percent clip from the field while outscoring Western Texas 42-16 in the paint and netted 12 points on second-chance opportunities. South Plains forced 31 turnovers on the defensive end resulting in 25 points on the offensive end of the floor.
Dodge City comes in 8-4 on the year and 3-2 in conference play, winning two of their last three including a 68-54 victory over Allen County in their last outing on Dec. 11. Averaging 70.8 points per game and shooting a combined 41.3 clip from the floor, Dodge City is led on the offensive end by freshman guard Sydney Thurwalker who is averaging 13.1 points per game and shooting 53.3 percent from the floor.