GRAMBLING — Grambling State University will play host to Southern University this weekend in Southwestern Athletic Conference hoops action at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.
The women’s game will tip off at 3 p.m. Saturday with the men’s game to follow that contest around 5:30 p.m.
Coming into week three of the 2015 season, Louisiana Tech senior Taylor Douglas had only recorded one career goal.
The defender doubled that this past weekend with a goal in each victory, plus an assist, leading to her being named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week.
On Friday at crossparish foe Grambling State, the Carrollton, Texas, native came off the bench to deliver a header goal off a set piece. She was also on the other side of the scoring effort, dropping in a perfectly placed ball into the box which led to a goal.
Two of Lincoln Parish’s Top 10 ranked teams in the weekly Louisiana Sports Writers Association state poll captured victories on Friday night.
In Class C, No. 7-ranked Dubach High was a 56-51 girls’ winner over Gibsland-Coleman.
Carletta Thomas scored 24 points, Sue Key totaled 22 points, Mickki Drake had six points,Terriunna McMurray ended with four points and Alexis Richard added on two points to lead the way for Dubach.