Lady Kats defeat Niagara
Sophomore center Shavonne Garner finished with 18 points, nine
rebounds and three blocked shots to lead the Erie Community College
(9-13) women’s basketball team to an 81-57 win over Niagara County
Erie trailed throughout much of the first half before eventually
tying the game at 17-17 with 6:57 remaining in the first half on a
jumper by Garner. The Kats would then close the half on a 17-5 run to
take a 34-22 lead into the break. Niagara would close the gap to seven
points early in the second half before Erie eventually stretched its
lead and pulled away for the victory.
Sophomore guard Alexandra Hart added 16 points and six assists.
Sophomore forward Melissa Schultz had 13 points and six rebounds and
sophomore guard Gleniesha Hunt chipped in nine points and seven assists.
Erie, which is 4-2 in Western New York Conference play, will step
out of league and visit Pitt-Titusville this Saturday, February 6.