March 05, 2018 07:03 PM
(ABC 6 News) – Following their thrilling win in the Region 13A championship game on Sunday, the Rochester Community & Technical College (RCTC) Yellowjacket women’s basketball team has clinched a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament.
The Yellowjackets defeated Minnesota West on the road in double-overtime, 88-84, clinching their first national tournament berth since 2009.
Following the win and her 27-point performance against Minnesota West, Yellowjackets guard Nautika Kotero was named the Region 13A Tournament MVP, while head coach Steve Hucke was named the Region’s Coach of the Year.
The National Tournament opens play on March 15 in Rockford, Illinois.
Updated: March 05, 2018 07:03 PM
Created: March 05, 2018 07:01 PM
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