Category: Campus Sports News
Published: Mar 9 2017 12:00AM
After the nationally ranked women's basketball team dominated the NJCAA Region XX Tournament the Raptors traveled to Covington, Georgia to compete in the NJCAA District G Championship.
On Saturday, March 4, Raptors lost to the Region XVII Champions, West Georgia Tech College 81-70. The MC Raptors came out the gate strong scoring 20 points in the first quarter, but then the team hit a wall only scoring seven points in the second quarter.
The Raptors went into halftime down 41-27. The Raptors looked like they were back in control during the third quarter outscoring WGTC 21-15 and cutting the deficit to singles digits. However, MC could not keep up with their opponent's intensity and complete the comeback in the fourth.
MC freshman Caleema Johnson finished with a team-high 19 points while teammate Anu Bamijoko added 16 points and pulled down 19 rebounds. Sheri Addison scored 16 points, and Armoni Lomax added 15 points in the District G Championship game.
The Raptors women's basketball team finished their season with a record of 22-7 overall and the title of 2016-17 NJCAA Region XX Champions. Congratulations to the Montgomery College Raptors women's basketball team on an outstanding season!