Posted: Feb 21, 2013
LEVELLAND - Sydney Hearn scored a game high 17 points, while Stephanie Moore andAlexius Dawn chipped in with 11 each, and the South Plains College Lady Texans overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Odessa College 55-46 Thursday night at the Texan Dome.
They victory improves the Lady Texans record to 22-5 overall and 9-3 in conference play, keeping them in the thick of a conference title race as the season winds down.
With only two games remaining, the Lady Texans trail Midland and Odessa in the standings. Midland (22-6, 10-2) currently has control with a one-game lead and are idle Thursday. Odessa (20-6, 10-3) holds a one-half game lead, but if the Lady Texans take care of business at Frank Phillips Monday and the in their season finale next Thursday at home against Clarendon, they will own the tie-breaker over Odessa since they also beat the Lady Wranglers Jan. 24 in Odessa.
New Mexico (19-5, 8-3) is also part of the four-team race and is playing at Clarendon tonight.