Dominic Seals scored 25 points and Ashlee Roberson added 23 as the South Plains College Lady Texans moved into the championship game of the Region V Tournament with a 91-64 win over Weatherford College Saturday afternoon in Belton.
No. 3 South Plains (31-1) will take on No. 4 Odessa in the championship game Sunday at 2 p.m. It will be the fourth meeting between SPC and Odessa this season. The Lady Texans have won 2 of the 3 games.
Against Weatherford, South Plains used an early 12-1 run to go ahead 12-3 and they never trailed after that. SPC led by as many as 18 (39-21) in the first half but Weatherford was able to close within 12 (45-33) at halftime.
The Lady Coyotes then scored the first six points of the second half to cut the deficit to 6. But SPC went on a 12-0 run to regain control. Their largest lead was 29 (81-52) with 5:24 remaining.
Seals had 25 points and 12 rebounds, Roberson added 23 points, Mariame Djouara scored 13, Brittany Blackmon had 12, Ashley Frazier added 10, Ashely Malone scored 4 and had 10 rebounds, and Alana Rumph and A.J. Adams each added 2 points.
For Weatherford, Erika Ferrelll scored 25. The win by SPC also tied the school record for most wins in a season. The 2004-05 team also had 31 victories.Courtesy: South Plains Athletics