The MVCC women's basketball team, as well as the men from HCCC, are headed to NJCAA tournaments after winning their respective Region III tourneys Sunday. The Lady Hawks, ranked #2 in tthe nation, beat #7 OCC, the two seed in the tourney, 74-69. The Generals topped SUNY Delhi 70-55.
At MV, the Lady Hawks blew a double digit lead and were tied at 69 heading down the final stretch, but Karrin Walker hit the go ahead basket. Stevie Ray had 22 to lead MV, while Shaniece Brown added 21. The NJCAA women's tournament is March 14-16 from Rochester, Minnesota.
HCCC will go to the nationals, March 14-16 in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.