The Women’s basketball concluded their best season ever with a loss in the NJCAA Region X tournament to Louisburg College 73-55. The Bucs played 3 tough battles but fell just short of claiming their first Region X championship.

In the first round the Bucs were able to defeat #8 seed Guilford Tech in an overtime game with a 69-65 score. The Bucs battled to a 58-58 tie at the end of regulation, but the Bucs offense was sparked in overtime and was able to outscore Guilford Tech 11 – 7 to clinch the win. The Bucs were led by Kadesha Gibbs who scored 22 points. Matrice Sweezy and Anika Jones added 11 and 10 points respectively.

In the Semifinal game the Bucs had to face a #4 Brunswick CC who battled the Bucs tough all season. The Bucs trailed at the half 23-31 but were able to get the offense going outscoring Brunswick 31-20 in the second half to garner a 54-51 win and advance to their first ever championship game.

In the championship game the Bucs had to face the #2 seed Louisburg College who is currently ranked 8th in the nation. The Bucs fought hard with in the first half to head in the locker rooms with a 26-25 lead. In the second half Louisburg College got hot from behind the arc and the Bucs offense struggled. Louisburg was able to end the game on a run and give the Bucs their first loss of the season 73-55. The Bucs were led by Matrice Sweezy who posted 18 points and Anika Jones who added 12.

The Bucs finish the season with an amazing 30-1 record and finished the regular season with an undefeated season of 28-0 and the Carolinas Virginia Conference Championship. For the NJCAA Region X awards the Bucs saw Anika Jones and Matrice Sweezy named to the First Team All-Region. The Bucs were also able to sweep the major awards with Anika Jones garnering the Player of the Year award and Head Coach Tommy Edwards win Coach of the Year.