Crosby, Raven Enjoy Fast Starts For JCCC Hoops
Ashlyn Eyles delivered a triple down and Ogdensburg's Chelsey Raven contributed a double-double as the Jeffrerson Community College Women's Basketball team gained its first win of the season with a 72-37 victory over Mohawk Valley on Wednesday.
Eyles generated 18 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists for the Cannoneers and Raven scored a game-high 22 points with 19 rebounds in the team's home opener. Allyson Crosby of Hammond tallied 10 points with eight rebounds and Bailey Zicaro added 13 points.
The Jefferson women's basketball team kicked off their Region 3 schedule with a double header on the road. Friday night the lady cannoneer's faced off with Hudson Valley. As in recent years it was a back and forth battle between the Vikings, and cannoneers. There were 18 lead changes, and 10 separate ties throughout the 40 minute contest. Jefferson's sophomore forward Alyson Crosby, of Hammond, led the charge scoring a career high 36 points, and grabbing 14 rebounds. Ashlyn Eyles, and Ogdensburgh's Chelsey Raven each totaled 13 points apiece, with freshman guard Bailey Zicari notching 11 on the night. In the end Hudson Valley squeaked out a 1 point victory 86-85 for the cannoneers first Region 3 loss of the season.
The Lady Cannoneer's would have a quick turn around and be right back to business as they faced off with Adirondack CC at 11 am the next morning. It didn't seem the small roster of 8 had tired legs as they jumped out to an early lead against ACC. Behind a strong performance from sophomore forward Chelsey Raven the Cannoneers wouldn't relinquish their lead through the 40 minute contest. Raven would finish the day with 22 points, and 19 rebounds. Eyles pitched in her second career triple double in a Cannoneer uniform with 18 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds. Zicari and Crosby each contributed 13 and 10 points respectfully. With the win Jefferson moves to 1-1 in Region 3 play, they will kick off their first home game this Wednesday at home verse Mohawk Valley at 5 pm.