Monroe College captures Region 15 title for second year in a row
The Monroe Mustangs showed why they are the top-seeded team with a win against Westchester Community.
In their quest for another trip to the junior college national championships, Monroe battled against Westchester. At the end of the first half, Monroe had a 12-point lead, but Westchester fought back and at one point were winning 80-79. But after Westchester's two missed fouls, the Mustangs quickly came back to take an 81-80.
Westchester managed to tie the game, but a shot by Garfield Johns at the buzzer put Monroe on top. Monroe went on to win by a score of 84-81, capturing their second Region 15 title in two years.