The Alfred State College men’s basketball team led for the first 32 minutes of the game but Jamestown CC tied it and outscored the Pioneers 20-16 in the final eight minutes to earn a 69-65 victory.
Branden Woods led the Jayhawks with 19 points and eight rebounds while Zieyik Estime added 17 points. Markus Williams chipped in 13. JCC was helped by a 28 for 41 performance at the foul line. They also held a 43-31 advantage on the boards.
Nick Tucker (Genesee Valley) led the Pioneers with 17 points while Tommy Hutson (Brooklyn/Susan McKinney) came off the bench and added 15. Younatan Gobezai (Bethesda, MD) finished with 14. The Pioneers took an early lead due to solid outside shooting. ASC finished 10 for 30 from beyond the three point arc on the day.
The Pioneers travel to Monroe CC on Saturday for a 4 p.m. tip-off with the Tribunes.