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Cougars on Cloud Nine After Sweeping Holiday Classic

TaLia Burgess looking for open teammates during the Cougar Holiday Classic
TaLia Burgess looking for open teammates during the Cougar Holiday Classic

BATAVIA, NY… The Genesee Community College women's basketball team are now on a two-game winning streak after sweeping both contests during the annual Cougar Holiday Classic this past weekend.  

On Saturday, Genesee defeated Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) 80-77 and on Sunday, secured a late victory over Bryant & Stratton College of Ohio 63-61.

TaLia Burgess was the Tournament's Most Valuable Player after her performances over the weekend. Burgess scored 17 points against the Knights on Saturday and added a double-double against the Bobcats on Sunday with 14 points and 10 rebounds.  LisBeth Pineda Polanco and Erina Ishiguro also were named to the All-Tournament Team representing Genesee. Shilah Parker and Kenetria Redfern (Niagara County CC), Jada Littlejohn from CCRI, Rachelle White (Bryant & Stratton) were also honored for their play over the weekend.

Genesee (9-3) will host Finger Lakes Community College on Tuesday night at 6:00 pm. The game against the Lakers will be the second meeting of the season and will be streamed live on www.geneseeathletics.com and you can follow along on twitter @GCCSports.

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