Lady Pirates prepare for conference

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Lindsey Chavers

Published: January 8, 2006

The PJC women’s basketball team moved closer to conference games during a two-day tour in Louisiana, Jan. 1-2.

Their first match-up was against Louisiana State University- Eunice, who are on their longest winning streak in history.  PJC managed to hold on, and even gained the lead at one point in the second half.  But injuries caused the Lady Pirates to fall behind, ending the game, 85-74.

“The way that (LSUE) plays really helped us a lot,” said Head Coach Chanda Rigby.  “We thought it was good prep for conference.”

In the next game, PJC faced off against Delgado Community College of New Orleans, La.  The Lady Pirates quickly gained the lead and held it to win, 90-46. 

“It was good for the bench, because they all got to play,” said Rigby.  “Those people who played had point totals in the double digits.”

During the two games, Vitoria Hunt had 8 steals and was 100 percent on free throws.  Dominic Sutton contributed 18 rebounds.

The Lady Pirates are now turning their focus to conference games.

“We are unbelievably battling illness and injuries with many of our starters,” said Rigby.  “We’ve had to change our game plan because of it right before conference.”