Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball Rallies in Fourth; Win in Overtime

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s basketball team (6-5) defeated North Country Community College (8-5), 79-74, in overtime on Saturday afternoon.

The Vikings trailed by 11 in the second half, but rallied to put the game into overtime. Hudson Valley outscored North Country, 13-8, in overtime to earn the five-point victory. Shikera Lawson (Albany/Albany) had a big game recording a double-double with 23 points and 19 rebounds. My’Asia Alston (Cohoes/Cohoes) recorded 19 points, and Samantha Tomeck (Duanesburg/Duanesburg) added a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

The women host Mohawk Valley on Thursday at 4 p.m.