advance of the holiday break, both SUNY Erie Community basketball programs
traveled to Rockville, Maryland and earned their fans early gifts, returning
with first place (men) and third (women) in the Montgomery College Holiday
Tournament, held on December 16-17.
men’s action, SUNY Erie’s Kats (7-5) first prowled through Howard Community
College (90-67) before topping host Montgomery with a narrow 84-82 championship
win. Kasey Walker-Gregg (13 points) led the Kats in scoring in the opening tourney
game, backed by a well-rounded effort from Pedro Marquez (12 points), Shakur
Harris (11 points) and Shevon Anisca (10 points).
the finals, Marquez (18 points) and Kyle Harris (16 points) would lead the
scoring for the Kats, and Harris added the deciding lay-up with 23 seconds to
play. Winston Beato, Jr added a double-double effort, with 11 points, 13
rebounds in the title-clinching win.
SUNY Erie women (2-10) finished their Montgomery College Holiday Tournament
experience by going 1-1, earning third place with a lopsided win over Community
College of Philadelphia, 81-36 after a similarly uneven result (albeit on the
losing end) against Monroe College, 105-56.
Minor and Jael Chandler led the Kats’ march against Community College of
Philadelphia with 20 points each. Minor added seven steals to the effort, while
Aaron Shabazz contributed 14 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double to help
the team take its tournament finale.
SUNY Erie bowling travels to the Keystone Quaker Tournament in Allentown,
Pennsylvania on December 27-28, then transition to the Lehigh Valley Classic in
Allentown on 29-30.
1946, Erie Community College has met the needs of a diverse student body while
contributing to the economic vitality of Western New York. As a member of the
state’s SUNY system, the three-campus college provides flexible, affordable and
accessible educational programs in an accommodating academic environment.
Equipped with the knowledge of these programs, ECC’s faculty, staff and
students strive to enrich their host communities through skill, service and
partnership. For more information, visit www.ecc.edu
or call (716) 851-1ECC.