Herkimer lifts win streak to four with weekend road wins at Corning and Finger Lakes
CORNING AND CANANDAIGUA, NY — In back-to-back road games, shots weren’t falling, and momentum never really swung in the favor of the Generals.
Shots fell when they mattered though, as Herkimer (5-1) won games at Corning Community College, and Finger Lakes Community College respectively.
The Generals beat Corning 66-48 on Saturday. After a halftime score of 30-30, Herkimer went on a 27-8 run in the second half to seal the deal and run away with an 18 point victory.
Freshman guard Shykel Brown (Rochester) 23 points
Freshman forward David Mo (Bishop Ludden) 15 points
Sophomore forward Rashad Alfahad (Whitesboro) 10 points
The following day, the No. 7 nationally ranked Generals took on Fingers Lakes Community College; winning 63-55 in an offensive struggle for both sides.
Herkimer shot 23-of-51 from the field, including 4-of-20 from beyond-the-arc, and had 14 turnovers. Defensively, Herkimer was on point forcing Finger Lakes to 22-of-59 shooting.
Freshman guard Shykel Brown (Rochester) 13 points, 2 rebounds
Freshman guard Jayden Stephens (Yonkers) 10 points, 3 rebounds
Sophomore forward Tyres Desinor (Bronx) 9 points, 4 rebounds
Freshman forward David Mo (Bishop Ludden) 9 points, 4 rebounds
The Generals return home for two games before the Thanksgiving Break. The first is against Jefferson Community College on Thursday at 7 p.m. On Saturday, they take on SUNY Broome at 3 p.m.