Last Week in Athletics – 9-8-2015


The Yellowjackets traveled to Minnesota West on Saturday, Sept. 5, and won big, 51-6.

Nick Rooney threw three touchdown passes and ran for one. He completed 15 of 24 for 357 yards on those three touchdowns.

Terrance Bowers grabbed five passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns, which came from 26 and 90 yards out.

Jalen Esters had five catches for 11 yards and a 10-yard touchdown catch.

London Covington had three catches for 22 yards.

Devin Robinson rushed 48 yards on 10 carries.

Raymonte Maynard had 33 yards on six carries.

On the defense side, Cody Stanger had two interceptions and returned one for a touchdown and seven tackles. James Lassa scored a touchdown on an interception return of 42 yards. Lassa also had six tackles and a sack. The Yellowjackets held Minnesota West to 141 yards.

The Yellowjackets meet rival Central Lakes on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 1:30 p.m. here at RCTC. It’s also Family Appreciation Day and Homecoming week kickoff that day.

The Yellowjacket football team is ranked 16th in the NJCAA national polls.



On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the Yellowjacket volleyball team swept Minnesota West 3-0. Set scores were 25-10, 25-15, and 25-15.

Tori Peterson had 12 kills, and Ashley Bichel had eight kills out of 13 attempts for a kill percentage of .615.

Carly McCabe had 10 digs, and Jessica Foster had five.

Peterson got a total of 18 points, Bichel 10.5, and Jesnasha Jamison 10.

The Yellowjackets play next on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Riverland at 6:30 p.m. The RCTC Invitational is set to take place Friday, Sept. 11-Saturday, Sept. 12. The Yellowjackets will be taking on Des Moines, Bismarck, Central Lakes, and Ellsworth. Saturday is also Family Appreciation Day.



The soccer team played its first game of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 2 against Dakota County Technical College, losing 0-6.

The team plays next on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. against Anoka-Ramsey here at RCTC.

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