BPCC women drop Coastal Bend

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The Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavs pulled away in the second half for an 88-69 victory over Coastal Bend in a women’s Region XIV basketball game Wednesday afternoon at BPCC.

Russell Hedges/Press-Tribune BPCC's Elena Greely (50) and Desiree Lyons (21) go up for a rebound during the Lady Cavs' 88-69 victory over Coastal Bend Wednesday afternoon at BPCC.
Russell Hedges/Press-Tribune
BPCC’s Elena Greely (50) and Desiree Lyons (21) go up for a rebound during the Lady Cavs’ 88-69 victory over Coastal Bend Wednesday afternoon at BPCC.
The Lady Cavs led by just seven, 39-32, at the half and then dominated the second, taking a double-digit lead within the first few minutes.

BPCC improved to 13-7 overall and 6-4 in conference play. Coastal Bend dropped to 2-17 and 0-11.

The Lady Cavs went into the day in sixth place in Region XIV. But they were one place out of third in the loss column. BPCC has a key game Saturday against Blinn College at home at 4 p.m. Blinn went into the day tied for third at 7-3.

Four Lady Cavs scored in double figures against Coastal Bend — Crystal Jones (18), Charity Robinson (13), La’Dencia Johnson (12) and Andreanna Jackson (10). Robinson also had 10 blocks.

Former Airline standouts I’mUnique Bryant and Jeannine Myles scored seven each.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com