Rochester, MN - The RCTC women's basketball team used a strong second half to pull away from the MN West Lady Jays at the Sports Center tonight, winning 78-61. The game, which was close throughout featured 7 lead changes and runs of 12-0 by RCTC and 10- by MN West.
The Yellowjackets were lead in scoring and rebounding by Olivia Matti, who poured in 26 points and had 10 rebounds. The RCTC freshman hit on 11 of 21 from the field and 4 of 9 3 point attempts. Matti was joined in double figures by Alyssa Whitson with 14, Arianna Owens with 11 and Grace Riley with 11. RCTC outshot the Lady Jays 40% to 34% on the game. The Jackets also had 50 rebounds to the Lady Jays 40.
RCTC force 22 MN West turnovers and had 14 points off of those turnoevers.
RCTC is right back in action tomorrow night taking on St. Cloud at the Sports Center. Tipoff is set for 7:00pm.