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January 25, 2014

Workman scores 32 points, gets 18 rebounds in JC loss to Apache Ladies

JACKSONVILLE —

In a game that was truly a “Tale of Two Halves”, Tyler Junior College rallied in the second half to beat Jacksonville College, 67-54, in a Region XIV game that was played Saturday afternoon at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.

The Lady Jaguar loss spoiled an epic performance by JC's Deva'Nyar Workman, who tallied a game high 32 points while pulling down 18 rebounds.

Workman, who had 22 points at halftime, is a sophomore from Reading, Penn.

JC led 34-32 after 20 minutes of action, but the the Lady Jags just could not get on track in the final period.

The Apache Ladies opened the frame by going on a 15-4 run that put TJC in front, 47-38, with 12:40 to go in the contest.

About 2:30 second later the Apache Ladies forged out a double digit lead, 51-40, and they were never threatened from that point on.

After shooting 50-percent (12 of 24) from the field in the first half, the TJC defense made the adjustments necessary to put the brakes on the Lady Jags in the final period where the JC women shot just 22.3-percent (7 of 31) from the field.

JC largest lead was eight points, 15-7, which took place with 13:22 to go in the opening half.

TJC also did a nice job at the free throw line where the Apache Ladies drained 25 of 30 (83.3%) attempts.

Yvonne Maosa knocked in 14 points and tallied 12 rebounds for the Lady Jags.

TJC was sparked offensively by Bria Emanuel and Malena Washington, who popped in 14 and 11 points, respectively.

The Apache Ladies improved to 17-3, 6-2 Region XIV, with the win, while the JC women slipped to 10-9, 4-4.

JC will host Panola at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

 

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