Lady Buffs softball team celebrates as national champs

Lady Buffs beat Valdosta State 3-2 to win the national title Monday.

The Lady Buffs softball team left last Monday with a national title in mind.

They returned to Canyon a week later with the NCAA Division II Softball National Championship trophy.

Supporters of Lady Buffs softball congratulated the team Tuesday evening at West Texas A&M University campus.

Pitcher Rita Hokianga was named tournament most valuable player for her outstanding performance.

Watch the video for exclusive interviews with Hokianga, Alyssa Lemos and Brittany Gehle.