Steers take over first in RRAC


WAXAHACHIE — Texas College claimed first place in the Red River Athletic Conference to themselves, beating Southwestern Assemblies of God 71-58 on the road Monday.

Wendell Maye led the way with 18 points and eight rebounds for the Steers, who improved to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in the RRAC. Jamal Robertson scored 16 points and Titus Stevenson tossed in 14 points and eight rebounds for the Steers.

The Lady Steers lost a close game to SAGU in the women’s contest, 79-76. The Lady Steers fell to 1-8 overall and 0-3 in conference.

The Steers shot 51 percent in the victory. TC continued its stellar defensive play, holding SAGU to 32 percent shooting from the field.

In the RRAC men’s standings, only the Steers and Texas Wesleyan (7-1, 2-0) have yet to lose a league game. TC returns home Saturday to play host to the University of the Southwest (N.M.).

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Monday’s RRAC Results

Men: Texas College 71, Southwestern Assemblies of God 58; Texas Wesleyan 89, Our Lady of the Lake 71; LSU-Shreveport 88, Bacone 68; Wiley 94, Langston 87; Huston-Tillotson 78, Southwest 74.

Women: Southwestern Assemblies of God 79, Texas College 76; Our Lady of the Lake 104, Texas Wesleyan 80; LSU-Shreveport 81, Bacone 41; Huston-Tillotson 93, Southwest 92; Wiley 106, Langston 69.