On Saturday, February 26, the MC Raptors dominated CCAC Allegheny in the semi-finals 92-77. MC had six players scored in double figures. Shekinah Mondoua had 19 points followed by Isaac Akwara with 18 points who hit 4-5 from three. Patrick Smith finished with 16 points and 16 rebounds while teammate Ramel Davidson added a dozen points and 11 rebounds. Chris Johnson added 14 points and eight assists. The Raptors stole the ball 14 times and out rebounded their opponent 49-36.
Semi Finals Highlights: https://youtu.be/T8aYPb3UC7s
On Sunday February 26 the Raptors defeated last year's Region XX Champs, the Prince George's CC Owls in OT 108-79. Andre Hodo dropped 27 points shooting 93% from the free throw line making 14 for 15 while also pulling down 13 rebounds. Mondoua and Chris Johnson adds 18 points and Johnson dished out 6 assists. Patrick Smith added 8 points, 15 rebounds, 4 block, 4 assists and 3 steals. The Raptors out rebounded the Owls 55-49.
The Raptors took care of business in the 5-minute overtime frame outscoring the owls 23-10 to claim the 2017 NJCAA DIII Region XX Title.
Finals Highlights: https://youtu.be/DQnsWxELHAI
The Raptors women's team will travel to Oxford, GA to Oxford Emory to play NJCAA DIII District 7 Championship on March 3rd against West Georgia Tech.