November 19, 2008


Panthers pounce on visitor


Bob Ellis/staff photographer
Aaron Adomako (33) of TC3 battles Corwin Hendy (left) and Jhason Clark, of Schenectady County Community College, for a rebound Tuesday night in Dryden. TC3 rolled to a 88-77 victory.

DRYDEN — The Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team posted a convincing 88-77 win over Schenectady County CC Tuesday to make their home opener a success.
TC3 is now 2-5 overall and 1-3 in Region III. Schenectady falls to 3-3 overall and in the region.
The Panthers used several runs to take control midway through the first half. Trailing 13-6 five minutes into the game, the Panthers scored 10 unanswered points to the lead for the first time.
After Schenectady responded and tied the game at 18-18, TC3 went on a 12-2 spurt to take control. The lead grew to 42-30 at the half before the home team pulled away in the second half, leading by as much as 30 points before settling in on the 88-77 final.
Chris Cartwright led all scorers with 25 points to go with 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals. Robert Farmer poured in 19 points while Charleston Collins had a solid line of eight points, seven steals, and two assists. Aaron Adomako and Cortland High alumnus Tom Wilk each scored eight points for the Panthers.
Charles Tarver led Schenectady with 23 points while teammate Dallas Wells recorded the double-double by netting 19 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
TC3 returns to action Monday when the Panthers travel to Davis College in Binghamton for a 7 p.m. contest.
TC3 WOMEN return to action Thursday against a Division II team, playing at Jamestown Community College-Cattaraugus in a 6 p.m.
Broome CC 74, Delhi 67: Broome CC overcame a two-point halftime deficit to beat visiting Delhi, guard Tyrek Coleman with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
The win snapped a three-game losing skid for the Hornets (3-5), who host Herkimer CC Thursday.
Broome CC women beat Delhi 72-52 as Alyssa Polosky scored 18 points.