Womens basketball claimed a win against Herkimer

Skylar Blankenship
Staff Writer

COURTESY OF ATHLETICS.HVCC.EDU

A close game calls for celebration for the women’s basketball team.

The women’s basketball team triumphed with a three point lead against Herkimer Community College this past Saturday.

The Lady Vikings made their overall record 11-7 with their win against the Generals 60-57 in the last few minutes of the game.

The Vikings and Generals went into the fourth quarter with a tied score of 39-39. The game became tied again 54-54. Then with a turnover, Hudson Valley gained the upper hand making the score 58-54.
Then Herkimer almost turned the tables with a three pointer making the score 58-57.

Sophomore guard and criminal justice major Kali Szczepanski along with freshman forward Hayley Jones, an early childhood major, worked to add the final two points to the scoreboard and securing the Viking’s second straight victory.

In the last ten minutes of the game, Hudson Valley scored a total of 21 points.

Szczepanski scored a total of 13 points, had three rebounds and three assists. The sophomore guard has a field goal percentage of 40.5 percent.

Freshman guard Cameran Henderson, an individual studies major, scored a total of 18 points, had six rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Taylor Engster, a freshman guard and physical education major, scored a total of 10 points and had 13 rebounds.

At the end of the game, the women’s basketball team scored a total of 1243 points with an average of 73.1 points per game this season making their field goal percentage 36.

They have overall average of 9.5 steals be game and 15.7 turnovers. The teams also averages 13.7 assists per game and an average of 39.4 total rebounds per game.

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