The Alfred State men's basketball team got great bench play as they defeated Monroe College JV 62-55 in the consolation game of the Alfred State Tournament. The Pioneers are now 3-3 on the season heading into the Thanksgiving break.
29 of the Pioneers 62 points came from the bench with Tommy Hutson (Brooklyn/Susan McKinney) leading the way with 17 on 7 for 9 shooting on his way to being named to the All-Tournament team. Adam Fezza (Southhampton) finished with eight points and six boards while Cristian Santana (Harlem/) added seven points and seven rebounds.
Edwin Pascual and Anthony Walker each had 13 points for the Mustangs while Winston Shaw added nine.
The Pioneers shot 40.8% from the field and 81.8% from the foul line in the contest. They held a slight 38 to 37 advantage on the boards and held a 26-20 lead at halftime.
In the championship game of the tournament Fulton Montgomery CC defeated Rockland CC 102-98 in a barnburner. FMCC's Aaron Morton was named the tournament MVP.
Alfred returns to action on Nov. 28th when they host Elmira JV at 7 p.m.