Close, but painstakingly far away. The No. 6 seed RCGC women's basketball team moved to within 2 points against No. 3 seed and host Passaic County Saturday late in the game -- sparking hopes of advancing in the Region XIX playoffs -- but simply could not get over the hump. The Panthers prevailed, pulling away with a 69-62 opening round victory in the final moments of play to advance to the Region XIX Final Four next week at Brookdale Community College.
MT. POCONO, Pa. - The Region XIX Basketball Committee released the 2019 Division III seeding on Wednesday night at Mt. Airy Resort. The RCGC women's team has earned the No. 6 seed. Coach Rich Cooper's team will play at Passaic County at 1 pm on Saturday, February 23.
Sophomore guard Naiyana Sabb pumped in 19 points while sophomore guard McKenna Dowd nailed two clutch three-point shots in the final two minutes to lead RCGC;s women's team to a 71-64 triumph over host Northampton County in the final regular season game of the season for both teams on Thursday night.
Sophomore guard McKenna Dowd led five players in double figures, depositing 21 points in a 97-35 triumph over host Ocean County College in a win that clinched a playoff berth for the defending Region XIX champion Roadrunners.
Sophomore guard Naiyana Sabb deposited 24 points and dished out 5 assists while freshman Kadinah Harris-Hood chipped in with 11 points to lift the RCGC women's basketball team to a 56-29 triumph over visiting Camden County College on Tuesday evening.
The Roadrunners have had their share of close losses this winter thanks to plenty of injuries and just plain bad luck.And following another one of those heart-breakers -- a 76-67 loss to D-II power Mercer on the road Thursday -- head coach Rich Cooper remains upbeat that his club can qualify for the upcoming Region XIX tournament with only a handful of games left.
Forward Nikita Acker scored 15 points and forward Danielle Schaw pulled down 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Roadrunner's women's team dropped a heartbreaking 54-53 decision to host Bergen County on Saturday, January 19.
With injuries to key players on the Roadrunners' women's basketball roster, second-year guard McKenna Dowd knew she would need to play a different role in Coach Rich Cooper's lineup entering Thursday night's contest against Region XIX opponent Montgomery County CC (PA).
First-year guard Kadinah Harris-Hood and the rest of her Roadrunner teammates gave it their all – but in the end, the host team fell victim to injuries and a depleted roster in a 73-64 Garden State Athletic Conference loss to Brookdale on Tuesday night.
After falling behind by as many as 12 points in the second period, the Roadrunners women's basketball team appeared to have victory well in sight against visiting Bergen County Community College on Saturday.
The Roadrunners held a 46-42 advantage with 3:31 remaining but could not maintain the lead as the visitors outscored RCGC by a 10-2 count in the final moments. Forced to foul, the Runners (4-3, 3-2) were scorched by Bergen guard Liana Martinez, who sank nine fourth quarter foul shots, including 8 of 9 in the final moments, to seal the outcome in the key GSAC/Region XIX matchup.
Point guard Naiyana Sabb tossed in 17 points and forward Yazmin Trueblood pulled down 12 rebounds to lift the Roadrunner women's basketball team to a 56-45 triumph over host Camden County College on Tuesday night in a Garden State Athletic Conference contest.