Pirates defeated by Temple College

Bianca Flores 2 VC's Bianca Flores drives don the court against Temple College.

The Temple College Leopards improved to 8-6 on the season with an 85-40 non-conference women’s basketball victory over the Victoria College Pirates on Tuesday at the Sports Center.

Victoria College was led by Victoria East’s Andrea Jackson, who had 11 points. Victoria East’s Casey Jackson added seven points and Victoria West’s Morgan Trevino and Goliad’s Katy Salziger each had six.

Temple College, which competes in the NJCAA Division I, was led by Alena Johnston’s 19 points.

The Pirates, who compete in the Texas Collegiate Club Sports League, will host Franks Phillips College in a conference game at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17.