Lady Pioneers fall in Semis
The Alfred State College women's basketball team shot just 24.7% from the floor and fell 56-52 to Jamestown CC in the Region III Division II Tournament in Buffalo on Saturday.
JCC led 32-25 at half and held a ten-point lead in the 2nd half before the Lady Pioneers went on a run to close the gap. Jamestown led by two in the final seconds and Alfred went to the line with a chance to tie the game but missed both foul shots. Kari Barmore hit two foul shots to seal the victory.
Tiffany McLaughlin (Wellsville) led the way for A-State with 17 points while Anthia Smith (Elmira Free) recorded a double-double with 13 points and 17 rebounds. Rechelle Brooks (Elmira Free) came off the bench and had 10 second half points including two, three-pointers.
Barmore led the Jayhawks with 14 points while Brianna Colburn chipped in 13 points. Lacey Grove also chipped in eight points. JCC hit six, three-pointers to pace the offense.
JCC finished the day shooting 38.8% from the field, 37.5% from three, and 57.1% from the foul line. ASC shot 24.7% from the field, 16.7% from three, and 76.5% from the line.
ASC finishes the season with a 17-9 record while Jamestown advances to the Region III Division II Championship game versus Genesee CC tomorrow afternoon.