COLLEGE ATHLETICS: BROOME'S JACKSON AND CHERMAK SHINE AT CROSS COUNTRY NATIONALS, BOYS BASKETBALL SPLITS IN FIRST FULL WEEK OF ACTION
Broome County Sports Report
Broome CC started its first full week of November action with two more men's basketball games and standout performances at the NJCAA Cross Country National Championships from two runners.
Aja Jackson, a Maine-Endwell grad, impressed with a sixth-place finish in a field of 98. Jackson tallied a season-best time of 20:08.60, becoming a two-time NJCAA All-American.
Joseph Chermak of Binghamton had a strong showing for the Hornets, finishing 51st in a field of 125. Chermak's 30:09.70 time marks his second-best time for the season after his best time came in his previous meet.
Broome men's basketball took to the hardwood twice last week, the first time against Corning CC. The Hornets edged out an 87-81 thriller. The Hornets raced out to a 14-2 start and held a 44-38 lead at halftime.
Jean Senatus, a Union-Endicott grad, earned a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Shooting guard Joseph Miller from Johnson City had 16 points, four rebounds and an assist, shooting a scorching 4-4 from behind the three-point line.
Connor Green of ME had 11 points and 12 rebounds while shooting 75% from the field. The win on Thursday marked Broome's first victory over the Red Barons since 2016.
The Hornets traveled to Genesee CC on Saturday, falling 82-68. Broome outscored Genessee in the second half but could not overcome a double-digit halftime deficit.
Senatus and Green shined in the game for Broome. Senatus had 18 points with seven rebounds while Green scored 12 points and snagged 12 rebounds with five assists and two blocks.
PHOTOS PROVIDED BY LOGAN BROWN
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