Rochester, MN - The RCTC women's basketball team hit the road for the MCAC Crossover weekend this past weekend. The Jackets headed north to take on both Hibbing CC and Rainy River CC, unfortunately both teams were less than gracious hosts as the women returned from the trip 0-2.
In the opener on Friday the hot shooting Cardinals of Hibbing Community College downed RCTC 98-53. HCC got out the gates early knocking down 31 first period points and then taking a 59-32 lead into the halftime break. RCTC got 14 points from Olivia Matti, as well as 10 and 9 points off the bench for Abby Bauer and Arianna Owens. The Jackets shot 38% from the field and were 3-14 from beyond the arc.
In game two the Jackets fell 77-54 to Rainy River Community College. Abby Bauer dropped in 13 points and 13 rebounds while Alyssa Whitson poured in 10 points with 7 boards. Grace Riley led the Jackets in rebound with 8 on the night.
RCTC shot 27% from the field while RRCC hit on 36%.
The Yellowjackets head to Anoka this weekend to play in the Anoka-Ramsey Classic. They take on St. Thomas JV and Bismarck State College over the weekend...