WNCC Women Lose In NJCAA Elite Eight


The Western Nebraska Community College women trimmed an 18-point 2nd half deficit down to one, but lost to Three Rivers College 79-71 in the Elite Eight of the NJCAA National Tournament.

Sitting at 43-25 in the middle of the 3rd quarter, the Cougars got to within 60-59 with six minutes left in the game before the Raiders went on a 9-0 to extend the lead back to double digits.

WNCC had one more run in them, pulling the score to four with :30 left,but free throws sealed the deal. 

Lindsey Mahoukou had 19 points to lead WNCC.