The Umpqua RiverHawk Women's Basketball team extended their season with Sweet 16 and Elite 8 victories in the NWAC Basketball Tournament.
The RiverHawks opened the tournament with a 68-62 victory over North Idaho College. Umpqua led 36-26 at the half, but were out-scored by 8 during the 3rd quarter to bring the game back into reach for the Cardinals.
IN game #2 of the NWAC Championship, the RiverHawks faced the Chokers of Gray's Harbor College and came away with an 86-68 win.
A strong final quarter stretched what had been a close contest into an eighteen pint victory.
The RiverHawks advance to the Final 4 for the 6th consecutive year and will face Big Bend College.