ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Rock Valley College basketball programs took their home court for the first time this season Tuesday night to tip off their PE Center portion of the schedules.
The Lady Golden Eagles defeated Bryant & Stratton, 87-80, behind 18 points from Hononegah graduate Hannah Malcomson. Marissa Kerhsner, Maria Hilby, Samantha Harris, and MaKayli Vann each scored 12 points for first-year head coach Darryl Watkins, a former assistant for RVC under the tutelage of national champion head coach Misty Opat.
The Golden Eagles men’s team, under first-year head coach Tyler Bredehoeft, dropped an 81-70 decision to Bryant & Stratton in the second game of the doubleheader. Justin Robinson and Charles Burnell paced RVC with 24 and 21 points, respectively.