Women’s Basketball defeats SUNY Delhi at home

(Emerald Pett scored two of her five points Tuesday from this offense board and put back).

(Diamonique Franklin scored seven points against the Broncos, two of them coming on this 'and one').

HERKIMER, NY – Hosting SUNY Delhi in the varsity gym on Tuesday (12/1), the Herkimer Generals women’s basketball played well, defeating SUNY Delhi 72-29.

Herkimer (5-4, 2-1) has been tough to beat at home this season, now boasting a 5-1 record. Helping the team to that feat was a slew of Generals, seeing 10 players score in the contest. Leading the way was Khristaijah Jackson (Philadelphia, PA). Jackson scored a game-high 19 points, just under her season average of 20.8. The freshman has been held under 20 points in only four games thus far.

After Jackson, both Dahnasia Williams (Albany, NY) and Angela Porcelli (Marlboro, NY) chipped in eight points. Behind those two a one point was Alexandria Hardy (Kerhoknson, NY) and Diamonique Franklin (Long Island City, NY) with seven. Rounding out the scoring was Kristy Wallace (Frankfort, NY), Alicia Evans (Watertown, NY), Emerald Pett (Utica, NY), Olivia Fitzgerald (Lyons Falls, NY) and Meghan Veschusio (Frankfort, NY). Wallace had six, Evans had six, Pett had five, Fitzgerald had four and Veschusio had two points.

The Generals will host another game on Saturday (12/5). The team’s seventh home game will be against SUNY Broome. The Hornets are currently the 14th best team in the region with a 1-5 record. Herkimer is the 6th best team in the region with a 5-4 record. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.


Herkimer Generals 72, SUNY Delhi Broncos 29


Herkimer 36-12

GENERALS (5-4, 2-1) Khristaijah Jackson 19, Dahnasia Williams 8, Angela Porcelli 8, Alexandria Hardy 7, Diamonique Franklin 7, Kristy Wallace 6, Alicia Evans 6, Emerald Pett 5, Olivia Fitzgerald 4, Megan Veschusio 2. Totals: 30-10-72

BRONCOS (2-10) Cayla Heffern 7, Sarafina Carter 7, Megan Moody 3, Angelica Fox 3, Kaitlyn Hayes 3, Sam St. Denis 2, Brittany Toliver 2, Alexandria Hetherington 2. Totals: 9-10-29

3-Point Goals: Generals 2 (Porcelli 2), Broncos 0

Next Game: 12/5 vs. SUNY Broome 1 p.m.

-Giorgio Varlaro

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