A pair of free throws with 4.7 seconds left were the difference Sunday as the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to North Country Community College, 70-68. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-7 overall and 3-6 in Region III. North Country 6-4 overall and 5-4 in region.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team closed out the fall semester by hosting the #2-ranked team in the nation Sunday. Taking on North Country Community College, the Panthers came up on the short end of an 80-49 final. Tompkins Cortland heads into the winter break with a record of 3-5 overall and 2-5 in Region III. North Country is 11-0 overall and 9-0 in Region III.
Hunter Petit is the first member of the Recruiting Class of 2020 to sign her National Letter of Intent to play soccer for the Panthers. A first-team All-I.A.C. goalkeeper for the Union Springs/Port Byron Wolves, Hunter will graduate from Union Springs in June.
After putting up 51 points in the first half, the Tompkins Cortland Community College men’s basketball team went cold in the second, adding only 25 points and losing 94-76 to Finger Lakes Community College Wednesday. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-6 overall and 0-2 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes 6-4 overall and 1-0 in the MSAC.
The Tompkins Cortland Community College women’s basketball team found the range early and often Wednesday, connecting on nine 3-pointers in a 63-45 win over Finger Lakes Community College. Tompkins Cortland is now 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the Mid-State Athletic Conference. Finger Lakes is 3-7 overall and 0-1 in the MSAC.
The home basketball games vs. Hudson Valley scheduled for Monday, December 2, have been postponed due to predicted hazardous weather. The games will be made up on Sunday, January 12.