Fortunately for the Bonnies, all they had to do was make free throws and defend like they had all night. They held on to defeat Richmond 75-71 in front of a sold-out arena to improve to 18-9 overall and 10-4 in the A-10, their sixth consecutive season with double-digit league triumphs.
The week ended with a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Monsters on Saturday night in front of 7,003 on First Responders’ Night at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial…
Senior Emma Gallagher grabbed nine boards to go with four assists and four points.
Lescoe didn’t catch fire right off the bat.
Chelsea Henry (Greece Athena) went 8-for-11 at the charity stripe, finishing with 14 points and three steals.
Wallace and Sullivan would combine to score all 11 of Brockport’s points in overtime, outlasting Oswego on the road.
Prior to the start of the game, the Cardinals honored the five members of their senior class including Dennis Hare, Dylan Harrington (Irondequoit), James Leone, Sammy Robinson and Connor Sullivan.
As the quarter wore on, Nazareth cut the gap to three points, but the Cardinals controlled the pace over the final minute and scored five quick points to take a 61-53 leading into the final frame.
Atkinson finished with 13 points, while Keegan Ocorr (Fairport, NY/Charles Finney) chipped in 10 points.
Sabrina Wolfe (Troy, NY/Troy) tallied 16 points and had eight rebounds, while Kaleesha Joseph (Somerville, MA/Prospect Hill Academy Charter) chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds.