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Lady Texans Fall to NMJC 56-37 Saturday in Region V Title Game

March 13, 2023

WOLFFORTH — The South Plains College women’s basketball team fell to New Mexico Junior College 56-37 Saturday afternoon in the Region V title game at the Tiger Pit.

The Lady Texans move to 20-10 on the season as they await their fate in hopes of securing one of eight at-large bids to the NJCAA Women’s Basketball National Tournament. The official NJCAA Selection Show will air live on the NJCAA Network beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 12.

Jennifer Silva led SPC on the offensive end with 12 points and seven boards over 20 minutes, while Daiysha Brown totaled 11 points and seven rebounds in 37 minutes. Matilda Soderlund netted five points and three assists as South Plains shot a 26.4 percent clip from the field.

New Mexico’s Danna Grenald netted a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on 10- of 21 shots over 37 minutes. Bianca Juzzo recorded nine points and six rebounds as the Lady Thunderbirds shot just over 42 percent in the contest.

(Thanks Jordan Irvine, Sports Information Coordinator, South Plains College,

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