Alexia Moreira's goal helps propel TJC to Region XIV championship


TYLER — Alexia Moreira, a freshman midfielder and graduate of Jacksonville High School, broke a scoreless tie with a second-half goal on Sunday and Tyler Junior College went on to cruise past Navarro College, 2-0, to win the Region XIV Women's Soccer Championship.

The match was played at Pat Hartley Field on the TJC campus.

The No. 4-ranked Apache Ladies (17-1) advance to play Holmes County (Miss.) later this week for the NJCAA Gulf District Championship. That match will be played in Ridgeland, Miss.

Navarro, ranked No. 6 in the nation, slipped to 14-4 with the defeat.

The victory in the title match was TJC's ninth in the last 12 years.

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