JCC Women Fall In Overtime

ORCHARD PARK — Jamestown Community College (2-11, 3-11-2) lost a 3-2 heart-breaker in overtime to Erie CC (9-3, 10-4) in a NJCAA Region 3 Division III women’s soccer game on Wednesday.

The Kats’ Sam Carey tallied the game winner from Hannah Baracki after the hosts tied the game with 36 seconds remaining in regulation when Baracki scored from Carey.

The Jayhawks, who received a red card before the tying goal, played the final 15 minutes short-handed.

Christian Bowker scored from Courtney Hewes to give JCC the early lead at six minutes of the first half. Erie CC tied it at 1-1 when Rachel Fiore scored unassisted.

Alexa Dix converted a corner kick from Tayler Morrison at 50 minutes of the second half to put JCC back in the lead at 2-1.

However, ECC got the tying goal with time running out in regulation and got the winning goal with five minutes left in overtime to pull it out.

Madison Jomes made four saves for Erie CC, which was ranked No. 3 in the nation. Rebecca Butcher had eight saves in the JCC net.

JCC returns to action Saturday at Broome CC.




ORCHARD PARK — Mwibeleca Tumba scored on rebound to lift Erie Community College (9-3, 10-4) to a 4-3 win over Jamestown CC (2-11, 3-11-2) in NJCAA Region 3 Division III men’s soccer action.

Jackson Rybicki scored from Ray Amborski on a breakaway at eight minutes of the first half to give JCC a 1-0 lead. Tumba tied the game, 1-1, at 22 minutes from Colin O’Keefe, and then at 16 minutes Sam Colao scored unassisted to give ECC at 2-1 at the end of the first half.

Kee Doe tallied from O’Keefe at 53 minutes of the second half for a 3-1 advantage, but Scott Crowe sliced the deficit to 3-2 on a header from Amborski a minute later.

Aldino Martins of JCC scored to deadlock the game at 3-3 at 72 minutes, but Tumba recorded the winning goal.

Noah Smith earned the victory with nine saves for ECC while Nick Mole made 12 saves in defeat.

JCC travels to Broome CC on Saturday.