Pioneers Down Hornets

The Alfred State College men's basketball team opened up their 2011-12 season with a 88-75 victory over Broome CC on Tuesday.

Patrick Parker (Queens/Hillcrest) scored 17 of his team high 21 points in the second half while Alex Hall (Jamaica/Forest Hills) added 19 points (4 three-pointers).  Darin Butts (Jamestown) and Dashino Charles (Elizabeth, NJ) each finished with 13.

The Pioneers led 39-29 at half and never trailed in the second.

ASC heads to the Mohawk Valley CC Tournament on Friday for a 8 p.m. 1st Round contest with the host Hawks.  Jefferson CC and Queensborough CC meet in the other 1st round contest.