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.