The Alfred State College women's basketball team has earned the #4 seed in the Region III Division II Tournament and will host #5 Niagara CCC in a first round contest on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Lady Pioneers are 3-7 in region play while the Thunder Wolves are 2-8.
This will be the third meeting between the two schools. ASC down NCCC 71-66 at the Orvis Activities Center on 1/29 and then earned a 66-59 victory last week in Sanborn.
The Lady Pioneers are led by the guard duo of Amie Brooks (Pavilion) and Camille Romero (Queens Village). Brooks is averaging 12 points per game and 3.2 rebounds while Romero is tallying 11 points per game and 4.0 boards. Underneath the boards, Shadeeka Campbell (Brooklyn/William Grady) leads the team with 10.8 rebounds per game and Nuri Bey (Bronx/Evander Childs) is averaging 9.8 rebounds.
The winner of this first round match-up will take on #1 seed Genesee CC (9-1 RIII DII) in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Batavia.
In the other first round game on Wednesday, #6 Erie CC will travel to #3 Mercyhurst North East. The winner of that contest takes on #2 Jamestown CC at 3 p.m. on Saturday. The winners of the semifinals meet at 1 p.m. on Sunday to determine the Region III Division II Champion.