Women’s volleyball shines; Basketball teams go 1-1

For the week of Feb. 8-13, 2021 Grambling’s volleyball and basketball teams continued play mostly in conference. 

Monday, the women’s volleyball team squared off with conference rival Arkansas Pine-Bluff in Grambling. The ladies won the match 3-1, winning their second game in a row. Thursday, the women faced off with Jarvis Christian College at home. They forced a shutout winning 3-0 improving their record to 3-3 on the season. The win improved their win streak to 3. Sunday, the team was scheduled to play Mississippi Valley State, but the game was postponed due to inclement weather. 

Also Monday the women’s and men’s basketball teams played against conference foe Alcorn State. 

The Lady Tigers fell to Alcorn by 4, 71-67. The leading scorer was senior Alexus Holt with 19 points. The men’s team followed up by winning with the same number of points, 67-62. The Tigers leading scorer was Tra’Michael Moton with 14 points and also adding in five assists. 

The women’s and men’s team returned home Saturday to face off with Texas Southern.

The Lady Tigers defeated Texas Southern in a blowout, 65-46. Justice Coleman led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 14 points. The men unfortunately lost in a very close game, 75-73. Prince Moss led the team with 15 points. The women’s team ended the week 7-7 as the men’s team ended the week at 9-9.

Justice Coleman