Women’s Swim Wins Herkimer Invitational

HERKIMER — Continuing their strong start to the season, the Jamestown Community College took first at the Herkimer College Invitational, scoring 268 points.

The Jayhawks (3-2) finished first in five events on the afternoon, including three individual events. Tia Moppert (Gowanda/Gowanda HS) tied for first in the 100 yard butterfly, finishing with a time of 1:11.74. Moppert also placed third in the 200 yard IM (2:39.03) and fourth in the 200 yard freestyle (2:16.43).

Kaylee Constantino (Frewsburg/Frewsburg Central) also had a first place finish, coming in the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:18.13. Constantino also had a third-place finish in the 200 yard freestyle (2:16.19) and a fourth-place finish in the 100 yard freestyle (1:01.97).

Shannen Stein (Olean/Portville Central) was the other Jayhawk placing first in an event, coming in the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 1:13.73. Stein also placed third in the 100 yard butterfly (1:17.52) and fourth in the 50 yard freestyle (29.07).

Jenna Fiebiger (Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa/Fourways HS) was the swimmer who tied Moppert in the 100 yard butterfly with a new personal best in 1:11.75. Fiebiger also placed third in the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 1:16.71.

JCC started the meet with a win in the 200 yard medley relay, finishing with a time of 2:11.32. On the winning relay was Stein, Constantino, Fiebiger and Emily Lyons. JCC also finished first in the 400 yard freestyle relay with a time of 4:25.61. On the relay was the team of Fiebiger, Moppert, Lindsay Finch (Russel, PA/Eisenhower HS), and Courtney Boardman (Lakewood/Frewsburg HS).

The Jayhawks will be back in action on Saturday, December 4th, as they travel to the Genesee CC Invitational at 1 p.m.



HERKIMER — Traveling east for the Herkimer College Invitational, the Jamestown Community College men’s swimming & diving team placed sixth out of seven teams, scoring 47 points on the afternoon.

The Jayhawks (1-3) were led by Colby Pantall (Jamestown, NY/Maple Grove HS), grabbing a pair of third-place finishes. Pantall placed third in the 500 yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 6:01.25, shaving seven seconds off his previous personal best. Pantall also placed third in the 1000 yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 12:35.16. Pantall took 16 seconds off his previous best in the event.

Cole Carlson (Boonsboro, MD/Southwestern High) Had two top-five finishes on the day including a third-place finish in the 100 yard freestyle. In the 100 yard freestyle, Carlson had a time of 54.79. In the 500 yard freestyle, Carlson finished fourth with a time of 6:46.88.

The Jayhawks will be back in action on Saturday, December 4th, as they compete in the Genesee CC Invitational at 1 p.m.

Women’s 200-yard medley relay: Jamestown CC (Shannon Stein, Kaylee Constantino, Jenna Fiebiger, Emily Lyon), Monroe CC, Erie CC. T–2:11.32.

Men’s 200 medley relay: Monroe CC (Aidan Ferugson, Cameron Goodspeed, Cal O’Neil, Alex Scaglione), Genesee CC, Cobleskill CC. T–1:45.75.

Women’s 1,000 freestyle: Katie Noncarrow (Cobleskill CC), Jordyn Stachowiak (Genesee CC), Emma Preski (Monroe CC). T–12:39.19.

Men’s 1,000 freestyle: Cal O’Neil (Monroe CC), Matt Travis (Herkimer CC), Colby Pantall (Jamestown CC). T–11:08.89.

Women’s 200 freestyle: Marisa Maggiore (Erie CC), Alexandria (Delhi), Kaylee Constantino (JCC). T–2:14.36.

Men’s 200 freestyle: Laviani Michael (Monroe CC), Alex Scaglione (Monroe CC), Tyler Kleinbach (Genesee CC). T–2:00.15.

Women’s 50 freestyle: Alaura Rehwaldt (Genesee CC), Alexandria Cacares (Delhi). T–2:00.15.

Men’s 50 freestyle: Aidan Ferguson (Monroe CC), Dan Mullen (Cobleskill), Zach Walters (Cobleskill). T–22.54.

Women’s diving: Kelsey Christophersen (ECC), Zoe Conklin (Cobleskill). P–188.80.

Men’s diving: Richard Oberholzer (Genesee CC), Brendan Briggs (Monroe CC), Carson Coleman (Monroe Cc). P–235.90.

Women’s 100 freestyle: Alaura Rehwaldt (Genesee CC), Alexandria Caccres (Delhi), McKenna Briggs (Monroe CC). T–58.91.

Men’s 100 freestyle: Dan Mullen (Cobleskill), Cameron Goodspeed (Monroe CC), Cole Carlson (JCC). T–51.48.

Women’s 100 backstroke: Shannon Stein (JCC), Katie Noncarrow (Cobleskill), Jenna Fiebiger (JCC). T–1:13.73.

Men’s 100 backstroke: Cal O’Neil (Monroe CC), Zach Walters (Cobleskill), Bobby Dunlap (Herkimer CCC). T–1:00.59.

Women’s 500 freestyle: Marisa Maggiore (Erie CC), Emma Preski (Monroe CC), Kayla Higley (Erie CC). T–6:05.34.

Men’s 500 freestyle: Laviani Michael (Monroe CC), Matt Travis (Herkimer CCC), Colby Pantall (JCC). T– 5:31.38.

Women’s 100 butterfly: Tia Moppert (JCC) and Jenna Fiebiger (JCC) tie, Shannon Stein (JCC). T–1:11.74.

Men’s 100 butterfly: Jason Halasy (Cobleskill), Alex Scaglione (Monroe CC), Chris Syphert (Cobleskill). T–1:03.45.

Women’s 100 breaststroke: Kaylee Constantino (Cobleskill), Kara Williamson (Monroe CC), Katie Noncarrow (Cobleskill). T — 1:18.13.

Men’s 100 breaststroke: Cameron Goodspeed (Monroe CC), Jocef Preist (Genesee CC), Jordin Gwyn (Genesee CC). T–1:04.36.

Women’s 200 individual medley: Alaura Rehwaldt (Gensee CC), Kara Williamson (Monroe CC), Tia Moppert (JCC). T–2:33.05.

Men’s 200 individual medley: Matt Travis (Herkimer CCC), Tyler Kleinbach (Genesee CC). T–2:22.17.

Women’s 400 freestyle relay: Jamestown CC (Lindsay Finch, Courtney Boardman, Jenna Fiebiger, Tia Moppert), Erie CC, Genesee CC. T–4:25.61.

Men’s 400 freestyle relay: Monroe CC (Aidan Ferguson, Laviani Michael, Cameron Goodspeed, Cal O’Neil), Cobleskill. T–3:29.56.

Combined team scores

Monroe CC, 403; Genesee CC 340; Jamestown CC, 315; Cobleskill, 242; Erie CC, 173; SUNY Delhi, 101, Herkimer County CC 87.


Jamestown CC 268; Genesee CC 182, Monroe CC 146; Erie CC 133; Cobleskill 99, SUNY Delhi 39, Herkimer County CC 23.


Monroe CC 257; Genesee CC 158; Cobleskill 143; Herkimer County CC 64; SUNY Delhi 62; Jamestown CC 47; Erie CC 40.


CORTLAND — Continuing their strong start to the season, the Jamestown Community College wrestling team placed 10th at the New York State Collegiate Championships with 35 team points.

The Jayhawks had three athletes place on the day with Trenton Donahue (DuBois, PA/DuBois Area HS) placing second in the 141 pound class, Joey Pillittieri (Falconer/Falconer HS) placed third in the 141 pound class, with Ross Abram (Eden/Eden Central) placing sixth int he 174 pound class.

Donahue started his day with an 8-1 decision win over Cameron Pleninger of Merchant Marine in the first round. In the quarterfinal match, Donahue earned a 16-0 tech. fall win over Ryan Holt of SUNY Cortland.

Making his way to the semifinals, Donahue scrapped his way to a 13-9 decision victory over CJ Walz of Oswego State. In the championship match, Donahue went to the limit against Travis Jones of Ithaca College, needing extra time to determine a winner. In overtime, Jones got the necessary points to get the 8-6 sudden victory-1 win.

Pillittieri started his day against Cameron Groff of Oneonta State, getting the fall in 4:27. In the quarterfinal match, Pillittieri grinded out a 5-3 decision victory over Mike Barker of SUNY Cortland. Competing in the semifinal, Pillittieri fell to Jones via pinfall.

Staying alive for a third-place finish in the consolation bracket, Pillittieri edged out Sean Peterson of Alfred State, earning the 5-4 decision win. In the third-place match, Pillittieri took care of Walz, getting the fall in 4:57.

Abram received a bye in the first round of his weight class and moved on to face Jack Heydorn of New York University. In their match, Abram got the fall, needing 47 seconds to do so. Moving onto the quarterfinals, Abram fell to Dominick Esposito of Merchant Marine by fall in the second period.

Moving on to the consolation bracket, Abram got a 15-3 major decision victory over Corey Snyder of SUNY Brockport. Continuing on, Abram earned a medical forfeit win over Zach Stedeford of RIT.

In the consolation semifinals, Abram was defeated by Mike Galton of Alfred State in an 11-3 major decision. Looking to place fifth on the day, Abram looked to redeem himself against Esposito. Esposito got the better of Abram again, winning via 13-4 major decision.

Heavyweight Alex Christy (Fredonia/Fredonia HS) earned two victories on the day with 125 pounder De’Aonte Hutchinson (Baltimore, MD/Edgewood HS) also earning a win on the day.

The Jayhawks will next be in action on Saturday, December 4th, as they compete in the Niagara County Community College Open.



BALTIMORE, Md. — Playing in their first of back-to-back road games, the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball team defeated CCBC Catonsville 73-60, while three players recorded double-doubles on the night.

The Jayhawks (3-3) were led by guard Destiny Evans (Peoria, IL/Lorain HS) with 27 points and 16 rebounds (6 offense, 10 defense) while forward Hannah Hicks (Cleveland, OH/Cleveland Heights) scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds (4 offense, 12 defense). Guard D’Auzhanay Harden (Erie, PA/Erie HS) chipped in with 10 points and 10 rebounds (1 offense, 9 defense). Harden also added six dimes with Hicks rejecting six shot attempts. Gurad Zalika Evans (Ajax, Ontario, Canada/Thornlea Secondary School) had a good night off the bench, grabbing 11 rebounds (4 offense, 7 defense).

After holding a two-possession lead after the first frame of action, JCC continued to find their offense early in the second. With four straight baskets from Evans and another by Hicks, the Jayhawks took a 27-17 lead with four minutes until the break. The Cardinals did cut the lead to two possessions late in the frame but the Jayhawks held strong going into halftime, up 35-27.

In the third quarter, the Jayhawks saw their biggest difference in point differential, outsourcing Catonsville 24-14.

JCC saw their biggest advantage late in the fourth quarter with Harden making the frontend of her free throw, making it a 71-52 game with just over two minutes left in regulation.

The Jayhawks went 29-for-67 (43.3 percent) from the field while the Cardinals went 21-for-74 (28.4 percent) from the floor. JCC dominated the boards, grabbing 67 rebounds to Catonsville’s 34 rebounds.


BALTIMORE, Md. — Looking to upset the 12th-ranked team in the nation, the Jamestown Community College women’s basketball fell to CCBC Essex, 98-63.

The Jayhawks (3-5) were led by forward Hannah Hicks (Cleveland, OH/Cleveland Heights) with 21 points and 17 rebounds (3 offense, 14 defense) with Guard Destiny Evans (Peoria, IL/Lorain HS) adding 16 points and 13 rebounds (4 offense, 9 defense). Guard D’Auzhanay Harden (Erie, PA/Erie HS) added 11 points including 9-for-9 (100.0 percent) from the charity stripe.

After trailing by two possessions at the end of the first frame, JCC kept battling. The Knights got their biggest lead of the first half, up 30-21 at the 5:18 mark. The Jayhawks battled to take a 31-30 lead, going on an eight-point run behind four points from Evans.

The Jayhawks kept the momentum going, getting a 35-31 lead behind back-to-back buckets from Hicks. The Knights made a three-pointer to make it 35-34 before Evans helped the Jayhawks take a 38-34 lead into the break with another pair of baskets.

Essex came into the second half, going on an 18-2 run, making it 52-40 halfway through the third frame. The Knights continued to find their offense in the quarter, taking a 68-49 lead with one frame to go in regulation.

The Jayhawks went 23-for-57 (40.4 percent) from the floor while the Knights went 39-for-116 (33.6 percent) from the field. Essex held the slight edge in the rebound battle, grabbing 55 to JCC’s 53.

The Jayhawks will take a brief hiatus, playing their next game at Lorain County Community College on Tuesday, Nov. 30, with a 5 p.m. tip.



BALTIMORE, Md. — Looking to erase a large deficit late in the game, the Jamestown Community College men’s basketball team fell to CCBC Catonsville, 74-66 Friday evening.

The Jayhawks (0-5) were led once again by forward Keon Armstrong (Chatham/Chatham HS) with 17 points and 12 rebounds (4 offense, 8 defense) while forward Traden Gray (Frewsburg/Frewsburg HS) added 15 points off the bench. Guard Nekwon Scott (Petersburg, VA/Moravin Prep) added nine points off the bench. Gray used his structure in the paint, rejecting four shot attempts.

With the teams finding their offense early in the first half of action, the Cardinals went on a 10-2 run at the halfway point, taking a 23-14 lead. Armstrong halted the run, knocking down a pair of free throws.

Trailing by 10 with 3:15 left in the first half, the Jayhawks were able to cut the deficit to single-digits with a basket from Armstrong. Catonsville regained a double-digit lead, up 43-30 at half.

Facing their biggest deficit with 13:24 left in regulation, JCC didn’t show quit in them. The Jayhawks caught fire in a 10-minute span, going on a 25-7 run, making it a 69-66 game in favor of the Cardinals. During the stretch, Armstrong and guard Brian Fajardo (Bronx/Aeci Charter HS) scored six while guard Clinique Jackson (Rochester/East HS) scored five.

The Cardinals were able to put the game away, scoring on their next two possessions.

The Jayhawks went 25-for-65 (38.5 percent) from the floor while the Cardinals went 30-for-75 (40.0 percent) from the field. JCC held the advantage on the glass, grabbing 54 rebounds to Catonsville’s 42 rebounds.


BALTIMORE, Md. — The Jamestown Community College men’s basketball team ended their weekend road trip, falling to CCBC Dundalk by a score of 83-50.

The Jayhawks (0-6) were led offensively by guard Ethan CLarke-Desouza (Rochester/The School of the Arts), scoring 13 points off the bench. Guard Jafar Yahuza (Staten Island/Port Richmond) added 12 points while forward Keon Armstrong (Chatham/Chatham HS) chipped in with nine points. On the glass, Clarke-Desouza led the way with seven boards (2 offense, 5 defense) while Armstrong and forward Traden Gray (Frewsburg/Frewsburg HS) had five rebounds each.

Starting down 14-3 early in the game, JCC closed the gap to two points thanks to a 13-2 run. During the stretch, the Jayhawks got a pair of buckets from Yahuza and Clarke-Desouza to fuel the run.

The Lions found their offense once again in the last five minutes of the first half, taking a 39-21 lead into the break.

The Jayhawks went 17-for-57 (29.8 percent) from the field with the Lions going 35-for-75 (46.7 percent) from the floor. Dundalk also held the advantage on the glass, grabbing 49 rebounds to JCC’s 31 rebounds.

The Jayhawks will wrap up their six-game road trip on Tuesday, Nov. 30, as they travel to Lorain County Community College for a 7 p.m. tip.


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