Tuesday, February 21, 2012
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Feb. 21 - Four players scored in double figures for Mercyhurst North East as the Lakers defeated the Erie Community College women's basketball team 64-47 Tuesday night at the Flickinger Center in Western New York Athletic Conference action.
The win gives the Lakers the league title with an 8-2 mark. MNE is 15-6 overall. Erie CC falls to 12-13 overall, and 4-5 in WNYAC play.
Freshman forward Charmaine Weaver (Cheektowaga, N.Y./Cheektowaga) led ECC with 12 points. Sophomore guards Mercedezes Ephraim (Cleveland, Ohio/Maple Heights) and Bianca Dennis (Cleveland, Ohio/Maple Heights) each added 10 points. Ephraim had five steals while Dennis added seven rebounds and four steals. Freshman forward Paige Hennings (Cheektowaga, N.Y./Cleveland Hill) snared a career-high 14 rebounds.
ECC will close the regular season Thursday at Niagara County Community College at 5:30 p.m. in Sanborn, N.Y.