The Genesee Community College women’s basketball team snapped a nine game losing streak by beating the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) 67-40 in the final game of the Cougar Holiday Classic tournament on Sunday afternoon.
The Lady Cougars started strong in the opening half, jumping out to a 19-5 lead, and did not let up. Genesee took a 36-20 lead into the locker room at the half.
GCC stayed strong defensively allowing CCAC only seven points in the first ten minutes of the second half. The Lady Cougars never saw their lead drop below 16 in the second twenty minutes and they cruised to the 27 point victory, their first since November 8th.
The Cougars had a strong game from Freshmen Janelle Long (Rochester, NY – Eastridge HS) with 16 points and nine rebounds. Jasmine Armstead (Rochester, NY – Eastridge HS) also finished with 16 points and 2 assists.
Jasmine Armstead and Janelle Long were named to the All-Tournament Team. The Cougars are now 4-10 on the season and will take on the Lakeland CC Lakers at 1pm on Saturday December 17th at GCC.