BUFFALO, NY - After the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Regional Tournaments, the NJCAA released both their men's and women's all conference teams. The Erie Community College teams had players from both the men and the women placed on these conference teams.
For the men, the Kats landed two players on the All-Region teams. Fabian MacDonald was named to the first team while Dashawn King was named to the second team. MacDonald finished the year as the leading point scorer for the Kats, totaling 17.6 ppg along with adding 4.0 rpg and 2.7 apg. MacDonald was one of the main reasons for the Kats strong offensive season where the team averaged 72.1 ppg.
King finished the season averaging 11.8 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 2.3 apg. King was instrumental in running the offense for the Kats as he played point guard most of the year.
For the women, the Lady Kats had three players named to the All-Region team. Aaliyah Dunbar (Rochester, NY / East High) was named to the first team while Crystal Marion (Buffalo, NY / St. Mary's School for the Deaf) was named to the second team and Jazzae Verse (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga) made the third team. Dunbar finished the season as the top scorer for the Lady Kats totaling 14.0 ppg along with adding 4.8 rpg and 4.0 apg.
Marion led the Kats with 6.6 rpg and averaged 12.8 ppg, good for second on the team. Finally, Verse added 9.2 ppg as well as 4.2 rpg and 2.3 apg. She was the main ball handler for the Lady Kats offense and created many opportunities for the Lady Kats.