Lady Pioneers Down Genesee

The Alfred State women's basketball team raced out to a 26 point lead in the 1st half en route to a 78-53 victory over Genesee CC in a key Region III Division II battle.  The Lady Pioneers are now 11-8 overall and 2-3 in RIII DII contests.

The Lady Pioneers used a press defense that forced 37 Lady Cougar turnovers.  The game also had 55 fouls called which resulted in 73 foul shots.  Alfred State was 14 for 17 from the line in the 1st half and finished the day 20 for 31 while GCC was just 21 for 42 from the charity stripe.

Camille Romero (Queens Village/Mary Louis) led the Lady Pioneers with 28 points.  She was 10 for 20 from the field and 8 for 11 from the foul line.  The 28 points is her second best scoring output of the season.  Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) finished with 18 points and nine rebounds while Regan Ball (Hammondsport) came off the bench and chipped in six points. 

Chelsey Cole led GCC with 14 points while Kayla Golden and Rachel Kohlhagen each added nine.

Alfred shot 45.2% from the field (56.7% in the 1st half) and 64.5% from the line while GCC shot just 25.4% from the field and 50% from the line.

The blue & gold return to action on Thursday with another crucial game at Erie CC.  ECC is currently 2nd in the RIII DII standings.  Tip-off is slated for 5:30 p.m. at the Flickenger Center in downtown Buffalo.

Newspaper Box Score
Genesee CC vs Alfred State College
2/7/12 5:30 p.m. at Orvis Activities Center
At Orvis Activities Center
ALFRED STATE COLLEGE 78, GENESEE CC 53
GENESEE CC (6-18, 1-4)
Chelsey Cole 6-12 2-4 14; Rachel Kohlhagen 4-9 1-3 9; Kayla Golden 2-10 5-8
9; Nicole Laird 2-5 3-6 7; Jasmine Armstead 1-7 3-6 5; Dionna Austin 0-1 3-7
3; Carrie Blunt 1-10 1-2 3; Chelsea Lynch 0-2 2-4 2; Jalessa Rogers 0-3 1-2
1; Tomiko Rice 0-0 0-0 0; Akagami, Nanase 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 16-63 21-42 53.
ALFRED STATE COLLEGE (11-8, 2-3)
Romero, Camille 10-20 8-11 28; Witchella, Haley 8-11 1-2 18; Hudson,
Ardaisha 1-5 4-6 6; Ball, Regan 3-5 0-0 6; Chambers, Carriola 1-2 2-3 5;
Brooks, Amie 1-6 2-2 4; Brito, Destiny 2-2 0-0 4; Murphy, Cora 0-4 3-4 3;
Seratt, Emily 1-1 0-0 2; Walton, Tiffany 1-2 0-0 2; Parks, Mo 0-3 0-0 0;
Bey, Nuri 0-1 0-3 0; Rogers, Kyara 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-62 20-31 78.
Genesee CC....................   30   23  -   53
Alfred State College..........   49   29  -   78
3-point goals--Genesee CC 0-10 (Chelsey Cole 0-1; Kayla Golden 0-1; Jasmine
Armstead 0-2; Jalessa Rogers 0-2; Akagami, Nanase 0-4), Alfred State College
2-9 (Witchella, Haley 1-1; Chambers, Carriola 1-1; Brooks, Amie 0-3; Murphy,
Cora 0-1; Walton, Tiffany 0-1; Parks, Mo 0-1; Romero, Camille 0-1). Fouled
out--Genesee CC-Carrie Blunt, Alfred State College-Brooks, Amie; Witchella,
Haley. Rebounds--Genesee CC 58 (Jasmine Armstead 11), Alfred State College
38 (Witchella, Haley 9). Assists--Genesee CC 6 (Jasmine Armstead 2), Alfred
State College 13 (Brooks, Amie 4). Total fouls--Genesee CC 23, Alfred State
College 32. Technical fouls--Genesee CC-None, Alfred State College-None.