Late goal wins it


From compiled reports

Jade Bell took the only shot on goal in the second half and she made it count by scoring at the 61:22 mark to lead the Lions to their first regular season Lone Star Conference title with a 1-0 win over Eastern New Mexico Nov. 2.

The Lions finished the season 13-5 overall and 7-3 in conference play to claim their first regular season conference title since 2003.

It was senior day at ENMU with the league title and home field for the LSC tournament on the line.

Bell’s goal was her ninth of the season, placing her fourth in the conference in goals. She also wrapped up the regular season with seven assists to lead the conference.

The loss for the Zias was just their second home loss of the season.

The Lions will host Midwestern State in the LSC tournament Nov. 7. The second tournament match on the Commerce field will be Angelo State meeting Eastern New Mexico.

Angelo State finished second in the LSC and will be the No. 2 seed in the tournament. The Rambelles (14-3-1 overall) set an all-time program record by winning its 14th game of the season with a 2-0 shutout of Southwestern Oklahoma.

Midwestern will enter the tournament with a two-game losing streak, the latest being a 1-0 loss to Angelo State Oct. 31.