Stars’ season ends with loss to North Arkansas College

SEARCY - South Arkansas College’s women’s basketball team saw their season come to an end with a 75-50 loss to North Arkansas College in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II Region II Tournament on Wednesday.

The Stars (2-17), the No. 5 seed, entered the postseason on a high note after topping Arkansas State Mid-South last week, but fell for the third time to the Lady Pioneers (10-15), who are the No. 4 seed.

North Arkansas advances to Friday’s semifinals where top-seeded SAU Tech awaits.

Tazayyah Bufford and Jacie Bishop each had 12 points in the contest for SouthArk.

Kylee Portilloz, who racked up seven straight double-doubles to end the regular season, was held to just 3 points. 

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