BUFFALO, N.Y. - Feb. 26 - Charmaine Weaver, a sophomore forward on the Erie Community College women's basketball team, has been chosen as the Region III Female Athlete of the Week. Weaver (Cheektowaga, N.Y./Cheektowaga) led the Kats in scoring in both games as they closed the regular season with wins over Mercyhurst North East and Genesee CC.
She was one of three players to score 10 points in ECC's 83-57 victory Mercyhurst North East. She also snared nine rebounds, made two steals and blocked a shot. As the Kats defeated Genesee CC to close Western New York Athletic Conference play with a 10-0 record, Weaver recorded 17 points and nine rebounds to go with two blocked shots. She had an assist in each contest.
The Kats, 19-5 overall, will be the top seed and host for this weekend's Region III Tournament at the Flickinger Center. ECC will play the winner of Wednesday's Genesee CC/Jamestown CC contest at 1 p.m. Saturday. Niagara County CC faces Alfred State College in Saturday's 3 p.m. semifinal. The championship game will be at 1 p.m. Sunday.