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Lady Knights nail Niagara County CC 93-50!
The CCRI Lady Knights’ basketball team continued play in the Genesee CC Cougar Holiday classic in Batavia, NY on Sunday. On Sunday they faced the Thunderwolves of Niagara County CC from Sanborn, NY. The Lady Knights defeated the Thunderwolves 93-50. With the victory the Lady Knights extend the win streak to seven games and improve to 7-2 on the season. Lady Knights’ Co-Captain Jahira Smith(Norwich, CT) was named Tournament MVP while Treedy Ward (Boynton Beach, FL) and Krista Trenholm(Hope Valley, RI) earned Cougar Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team honors.
The Lady Knights have continued to improve with each game and this game was no different with the Lady Knights having their best team output so far this season. Their efforts were highlighted by four CCRI players in double-figures and two with double-doubles. CCRI led from the opening tip to the final buzzer taking a 46-25 lead into halftime and extending that lead in the second half to win comfortably 93-50.
Jahira Smith had another great all-around game collecting 16 points while dishing out eight assists, pulling down six rebounds with five steals. Nyjah Porcher (New Britain, CT) also played a well-rounded game finishing with 21 points, eight assists, seven steals, and seven rebounds. Center Krista Trenholm (Hope Valley, RI) recorded her first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds while fellow front courter Jenna Ayala (Patterson, NJ) also recorded her first career double-double with 12 points and a whopping 15 rebounds while Celina Rosa(Plantation, FL) added nine points in only five minutes of play.
The Lady Knights return to action Wednesday December 14th at 6:00pm when they host the Naval Academy Prep School (NAPS) at the Vincent A. Cullen Fieldhouse located on the CCRI Knight Campus in Warwick.