RVC Men & Women To Play for Championships

Saturday night could see the crowning of two national champions for Rock Valley College.
ROCKFORD-Rockford Valley College has collected its share of national championships in several sports, but never two in the same night. It could happen Saturday evening. Both the men's and women's basketball teams will play in the NJCAA Division 3 Finals.

The men will play at 6 p.m. against Caldwell Tech, North Carolina. This is the first time the RVC men have reached the Finals. Friday night the Golden Eagles upset number one seed Brookdale, New Jersey 80-59 in the semfinals. Former Jefferson J-Hawks Jared Mayes and L.T. Davis scored 27 and 20 points. The Golden Eagles made 50 percent of their field goal attemps in the game.

The women will play for their third straight championship at 8 p.m. Saturday against Northland Minnesota in Rochester, Minnesota. The RVC women also defeated Brookdale, New Jersey 54-27 in Friday's semifinals.
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