Bethlehem, Pa. (WXOW)- On Thursday afternoon, Western Tech made their first ever appearance in the national tournament against Hibbing.
Despite the Cardinals early lead, the Cavaliers came back to take the lead 21-20 with 1:42 left in the 2nd quarter off a lay-up by Kerrigan Lyga. The game stayed close from there, but Western Tech was eventually able to pull away with a 62-53 victory. Caitlin Young led the charge for the Cavaliers going 5 of 6 from 3-point range. She finished with a game high 19 points.
Western Tech is moving on to the semifinal round. They will face Hostos on Friday at 4:00 PM CT.