Echo staff report
The Rochester Community and Technical College football team advanced to the semifinals of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference playoffs after a come-from-behind 37-31 victory over Itasca Community in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 22.
Trailing 31-21 in the fourth quarter, the Yellowjackets scored 16 unanswered points behind a safety when defensive tackle Ronald Wilson tackled Itasca quarterback Zach Leedom in the end zone, a 3-yard touchdown run by backup Corelius Bartee-Hudson and 17-yard rushing touchdown by Montrel Moore.
The Yellowjackets will play North Dakota State College of Science on Oct. 29 in Wahpeton, North Dakota. The winner advances to the state championship game on Nov. 6 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.