SRJC women’s basketball team set for state tournament

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It’s been a long wait, but Santa Rosa Junior College is back on the big stage.

The school’s women’s basketball team is heading to the state tournament this weekend for the first time in 10 years.

It’s been quite the season so far for the Bear Cubs, who are the Northern California regional champions, the undefeated Big 8 conference champions and hold an overall record of 28-2.

The players will be the first ones to tell you, however, that records don’t matter when it comes to the state showdown. They haven’t paid much attention to their record, anyway.

“We’re excited to be going there and getting an opportunity, but we have to get business done first,” Sophomore guard Ciarah Michalik said.

To make it to state, the Bear Cubs had to subdue a tough Laney offense in last week’s 71-46 win, as well as keep their foot on the gas against Napa Valley in their 81-39 regional bracket victory.

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