Lady Cougars Finish 8th in the Nation

Coach Hemer Named NJCAA District C Coach of the Year

Genesee’s Lady Cougars just returned from Phoenix, Arizona where they were contenders to win the National Championships. The team played their first round games on March 14th against the Potomac State College Catamounts. The team played hard but came up a bit short as they lost 71 - 56. Danielle Ayala led the Cougars with 15 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals. Khadija Campbell also played very well for the Cougars while she contributed 11 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals.

The next round the Lady Cougars were to face the Lincoln Land CC Loggers. Genesee started the game very strong and continued the intensity for the entire forty minutes. The Lady Cougars won the game 75 – 71. The Cougars were led by Sierra Speed and Priscilla Ramirez. Speed dropped 22 points and was 11 for 15 from the floor. She also had 5 rebounds and 5 steals. Ramirez added 16 points.

Genesee’s next opponent was the Chandler Gilbert CC Coyotes. The Lady Cougars played hard but came up short as they lost 87 – 70. Priscilla Ramirez led the Lady Cougars with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.

The Lady Cougars women’s basketball team finished 8th overall. Danielle Ayala was named to the National All Tournament Team, while Coach Scott Hemer was named the District C Coach of the Year.

The Lady Cougars were also honored to have Priscilla Ramirez named the Region II Division II Player of the Year and The Regional Tournament Most Valuable Player. Ramirez averaged 14.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. Other team members that were recognized were Khadija Campbell, who was named Second Team All Region, and Tracy Wangelin, who was Honorable Mention.

Congratulations to Coach Scott Hemer and the Lady Cougars on all of their accomplishments