Lady Hawks named NJCAA Region V Champions, head to national tournament

Marissa Loftin
Sports Editor

The Lady Hawks spent the weekend in Lubbock for the NJCAA Regional tournament held at Lubbock Christian University. With a win on Friday, a win on Saturday and a win in the Region V Championship game on Sunday, Howard College clinched the title and will make their way to the National Tournament.
Game One: Howard 11 - Luna 0, Game Two: Howard 6 - Midland College 4, Game Three: Howard College 8 - Midland College 7
Howard College was named the NJCAA Region V Champions and will now head to the National Tournament that is to be held in Utah on May 17-20.
“This was such a great win for us. The girls did such a great job and I am so proud of my team,” said head softball coach Kelly Raines. “We never gave up. Even with all of the excitement, intensity and emotions, the girls stayed in it the whole time, fought hard all weekend long and really earned it.”

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