Following a 20-win season and earning a berth in the Region V tournament in 2016, the South Plains College Lady Texans Dabraisia Baty and Yanina Inkina were named to the Western Junior College Athletic Conference All-Conference team on Sunday.
Any given day.
After ending the regular season as winners of seven of their last nine games, the South Plains College Lady Texans will have a chance to shock the NJCAA women's basketball makeup when they travel to the Brownwood Coliseum in Brownwood, Texas for the NJCAA Region 5 basketball tournament.
SNYDER— See you in Brownwood.
In a must win situation with the season hanging in the balance, the South Plains College Lady Texans rose to the occasion presented on Thursday night, downing the Western Texas Lady Westerners 59-56 in Snyder to advance to the region five tournament in Brownwood.
LEVELLAND— Win the fourth quarter.
The South Plains College Lady Texans did just so, outscoring the Howard Lady Hawks 22-12 in the final ten minutes of regulation to pick up a crucial 57-50 on Monday night at the Texan Dome.
HOBBS— The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to the No. 9 nationally ranked New Mexico Junior College Lady Thunderbirds 65-55 on Monday night in Hobbs.
Despite the outcome, South Plains proved to be a worthy opponent, if not more so, to one of the top programs in the country. The Lady Texans came out fearless over the first 20 minutes, with Elizabeth Cera and Ugochinyere Nwarie each chipping in six points to lead South Plains to a 27-23 lead at the half.
LEVELLAND— One step closer.
The South Plains College Lady Texans picked up their fourth consecutive Western Junior College Athletic Conference victory over the last five games after routing the No. 23 Odessa Lady Wranglers 58-43 Thursday night at the Texan Dome.
LEVELLAND— Records are meant to be broken. Or in this case, shattered.
Elizabeth Cera, a Freshman guard from Levelland, Texas, knocked down a school record 12 3-pointers en route to a 42-point performance, leading the South Plains College Lady Texans to an 85-56 conference win over Frank Phillips (10-10, 2-6) on Monday night at the Texan Dome.
LEVELLAND— The South Plains College Lady Texans drummed Clarendon 92-48 to pick up their second conference win Monday night at the Texan Dome.
SPC (14-8, 2-4) came out with urgency in the first 10 minutes of the contest, jumping out to a 19-0 lead after knocking down eight of its first 14 shots from the field in the first quarter. The Lady Texans would continue the assault and outscored the Lady Bulldogs 20-12 over the next seven minutes, and took a 30-point, 45-15 lead into halftime.
BIG SPRING— The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to the Howard Lady Hawks 63-59 in overtime Thursday night in Big Spring.
Howard jumped out to a 19-6 lead after the first ten minutes of the contest, but South Plains (13-8, 1-4) answered back and outscored the Lady Hawks 37-21 over the next 20 minutes to take a 43-40 lead into the fourth quarter.
Levelland— The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to the ninth-ranked New Mexico Junior College Lady Thunderbirds 73-68 Saturday at the Texan Dome in Levelland.
New Mexico went on a 11-1 run early in the first quarter, but the Lady Texans showed resilience and bounced back to take a 38-30 lead into the locker room at the break.
Odessa— The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to the Odessa Lady Wranglers 70-63 in a conference road game Thursday night in Odessa.
South Plains' Elizabeth Cera led all scorers with 20 points while also hauling in four rebounds and two assists. Dabraisia Baty totaled 14 points and seven boards for the Lady Texans, while Ramiah Henry finished with 11 points and two boards.
Quality matchups early on can prove to be vital come seasons end, regardless of the outcome.
That will remain true for the South Plains College Lady Texans in the upcoming week as they are set to take on two top 20 nationally ranked opponents in Odessa College and New Mexico Junior College.
Levelland— The South Plains College Lady Texans downed Cisco College 68-63 on Monday at the Texan Dome to improve to 13-5 on the season.
Freshman guard Elizabeth Cera led the Lady Texans with 16 points and three assists in the contest, while Jasmyne Martin finished the game with 12 points and six boards for South Plains.
Scottsdale— The South Plains College Lady Texans ended their four game road trip at the Bill Culver Memorial Classic in Arizona with a dominating 65-51 drumming of Phoenix College.
Jasmyne Martin shot lights out for South Plains (12-5, 1-1), knocking down 10 of her 12 shots attempted, finishing the game with 21 points, six rebounds and four assists. Dabraisia Baty was also in double figures for South Plains, racking up 16 points and four assists while going 4-for-7 from the floor and 8-for-12 from the free throw line.
Scottsdale—The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to the Mesa Lady Thunderbirds 48-45 Tuesday afternoon at the Bill Culver Memorial Classic in Arizona.
Elizabeth Cera finished with 11 points for South Plains, while Dabraisia Baty and Jasmyne Martin each scored eight. Sujei Cera totaled five points for the Lady Texans, and Ramiah Henry and Yanina Inkina each had four points.
Arizona— The Lady Texans picked up thier first win following the Christmas break, downing Chandler-Gilbert 63-53.
South Plains will now take on Mesa Community College on Tuesday at 2:10 p.m. MST in Scottsdale. All games will be streaming live on the spctexans.com website, and you can also get live updates by following the SPC twitter page, @spctexans.
Borger— The South Plains College Lady Texans picked up a crucial conference road win this Saturday drumming Frank Phillips 94-52 in Borger.
South Plains shot nearly 50% from the floor while placing four players in double figures. Freshman guard Jasmyne Martin led all scorers with 24 points and four rebounds for the Lady Texans, while Elizabeth Cera and Mia Cooper each finished with 16 points.
Levelland—The South Plains College Lady Texans fell to Midland in their conference opener 76-57 on Wednesday night at the Texan Dome in Levelland.
Despite leading for the majority of the contest and taking a 47-46 lead into the fourth quarter, the Lady Chaps went on a 21-4 run to begin the final frame and snuck out with a win.
Oklahoma—The South Plains College Lady Texans improved their record to 8-3 on the season this weekend at the Garden City College Thanksgiving Classic in Oklahoma.
South Plains dropped their first game to Garden City 90-70 on Friday before bouncing back to defeat Western Oklahoma State 72-51 on Saturday. Taylor Holley led the Lady Texas with 26 points and five rebounds against Garden City as she went 9-13 from the field and 7-9 from long distance.
Snyder— The South Plains College Lady Texans improved to 7-2 on the season downing Southwest Texas 97-32 Saturday morning in Snyder.
South Plains had six players in double figures, including Ugochinyere Nwarie who went 12-12 from the floor, finishing with 24 points and nine rebounds for the Lady Texans. Evelyn Omemmah recorded a double-double racking up 14 points and 13 boards for South Plains.
Snyder— The South Plains College Lady Texans improved to 5-2 on the season with an 84-59 drumming of Fort Hood on Thursday in Snyder.
South Plains had four players in double figures, including Elizabeth Cera who led the Lady Texans with 17 points while shooting 7-8 from the floor and went 3-4 from long distance. Aliezza Brown finished with 15 points for South Plains, while Ramiah Henry scored 14 points and had nine rebounds.
Levelland—The South Plains College Lady Texans overcame an early halftime deficit to defeat Southwest Christian College 60-54 in overtime Saturday afternoon at the Texan Dome.
Aliezza Brown led all scorers with 17 points for the Lady Texans, shooting 50% from the field in the contest. Jasmyne Martin racked up 12 points and five rebounds for SPC, while Yanina Inkina scored 10 points and hauled in 16 rebounds.
Levelland— The South Plains College Lady Texans picked up their second win of the season Friday night, routing Louisiana State University Eunice 65-43 at the Texan Dome.
Yanina Inkina led SPC with 14 points and five rebounds, knocking down six of her nine shots from the field. Jasmyne Martin scored 12 points for the Lady Texans, while Evelyn Omemmah and Elizabeth Cera each had nine.