Lady Cougars Win Three Straight

The Genesee Community College Lady Cougar basketball team won three games this week against Region III; Division II opponents. Defense was once again the key as GCC held the teams to just 32 points per game. On the year, GCC is yielding 50.2 points per game which ranks them first among NJCAA Division II schools.

The team beat Niagara CCC 72-29. All eleven players scored for GCC led by Tracy Wangelin who posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Dyani Johnson added 11 points and Priscilla Ramirez chipped in with 10 points, seven boards and three assists.

Genesee held Erie to 26 points and 22% shooting from the floor as they won 63-26. Johnson tallied 15 points (6 of 7 field goals), eight rebounds and three assists for the Lady Cougars. Danielle Ayala posted 12 points, five boards and three steals.

Ramirez had a season high 18 points plus seven rebounds, three assists and three steals in a pivotal match up with Jamestown in which the Lady Cougars only gave up 10 second half points. Stephanie Darden (3 steals) had a double-double with 11 points and 10 caroms.

Genesee is now 22-3 overall and 18-0 in Division II. They are still ranked 4th in the NJCAA national poll. The final home game will be on Thursday, February 16th against Alfred State.