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Edwards Leads Kats over Genesee CC

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
 

BATAVIA, N.Y. - Feb. 17 - Tyshawn Edwards (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland) scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Erie Community College men's basketball team to a 99-80 victory over Genesee Community College Thursday night in Western New York Athletic Conference action.

Edwards, who also had nine rebounds and three steals, was one of five Kats to score in double figures. God's Gift Achiuwa (Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria) recorded 19 points and 13 rebounds to push his career total to 993 points in 55 games at ECC.

Sam Hattin (Hamilton, Ont./Our Savior) added 18 points. Brandon Emmitt (Akron, Ohio/Garfield) scored 16 points and Dequan Jones (Brooklyn/Pacific) had 12 points.

The Kats are now 24-2 and will be the top seed in the Region III playoffs. ECC will play an opponent yet to be determined Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Flickinger Center.

Genesee CC was led by Deylon Bovell and Dominique Aberdeen as each scored 19 points.

ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KATS (24-2): EDWARDS, Tyshawn 6-11 10-14 22; ACHIUWA, God's Gift 5-12 9-16 19; HATTIN, Sam 7-12 0-0 18; EMMITT, Brandon 5-13 4-4 16; JONES, Dequan 5-12 0-1 12; OGBONNA, Uchechi 1-2 2-2 4; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-2 0-0 3; JENKINS, Jahmill 1-1 0-0 3; DENIS, Yandell 1-5 0-0 2; BOYD, Isaiah 0-0 0-0 0; GORDON, Travaughn 0-0 0-0 0; HILLS, David 0-0 0-0 0; SMITH-OBASUYI, Dukpe 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-70 25-37 99.

GENESEE CC: Dominique Aberdeen 7-10 3-5 19; Deylon Bovell 9-22 1-2 19; Dashiem Cherry 7-11 2-3 18; Tyshawn Ferguson 4-6 1-2 9; Jason Henry 3-3 0-0 6; Kevin Nascimento 0-3 4-4 4; Terrell Rankin 1-7 1-2 3; David Andrews 1-1 0-2 2; Demetrius Beauford 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 32-64 12-20 80.

Erie Community College Kats...47   52 - 99
Genesee CC...45   35 - 80

3-point goals--Erie Community College Kats 10-30 (HATTIN, Sam 4-8; EMMITT, Brandon 2-8; JONES, Dequan 2-7; HARPER, Jr., Doug 1-2; JENKINS, Jahmill 1-1; DENIS, Yandell 0-1; OGBONNA, Uchechi 0-1; ACHIUWA, God's Gift 0-1; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 0-1), Genesee CC 4-16 (Dominique Aberdeen 2-5; Dashiem Cherry 2-5; Tyshawn Ferguson 0-1; Terrell Rankin 0-4; Deylon Bovell 0-1). Fouled out--Genesee CC-Demetrius Beauford; Terrell Rankin. Rebounds--Erie Community College Kats 48 (ACHIUWA, God's Gift 13), Genesee CC 36 (Dominique Aberdeen 6; Deylon Bovell 6). Assists--Erie Community College Kats 14 (EMMITT, Brandon 3; EDWARDS, Tyshawn 3; DENIS, Yandell 3), Genesee CC 14 (Kevin Nascimento 7). Total fouls-Erie Community College Kats 17, Genesee CC 31.

 
 
 
 
 

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