BOSSIER CITY - The fifth-ranked New Mexico Junior College Thunderbirds survived a scare from the Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavaliers at the Coach Billy Montgomery Gym here Tuesday evening. With the score tied at 69 at the end of regulation, the Thunderbirds outscored the Lady Cavaliers 14-6 in the extra frame to capture the 83-75 win.
New Mexico had four players reach double figures, including Eternati Willock and Sydnee Winn, each recording double-doubles for the Thunderdbirds. Willock scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds, while Wynn scored 11 points and also hauled down 10 rebounds. Thamires Andrade led NMJC with 17 points, while Jurnee President added 14.
The Lady Cavaliers will play Wednesday against Jones County at 5 p.m. in the final game of the BPCC Classic.