Four Pioneers finished in double figures and six had at least nine points as Alfred State defeated SUNY Delhi 82-72 on Saturday afternoon.
In a game that featured nine lead changes and 10 ties, Alfred State led 61-58 heading to the 4th quarter. With the game tied at 67-67 with just over four minutes left the Pioneers went on a 7-0 run and never let the Broncos within six the rest of the way. Alfred State led 20-19 after the 1st quarter and 41-38 at the half.
Kelsey Shaulis (Ovid/South Seneca) made nine baskets and led the Pioneers (3-5) with 19 points. Jordyn Pettit (Wellsville) had 16 points and nine boards, Emily Kelley (Andover) had 16 points, and My'ana Davis (Greece Athena) came off the bench and had a career high 11 points. Rayanna Anderson (Wellsville) scored nine and had eight assists and Skylar Shaulis (Ovid/South Seneca) chipped in nine as well.
Kiera Holland led the Broncos with 22 points while Sam Acuna had 18. Samiaya Salley chipped in 13.
The blue & gold host Hilbert on Wednesday in their final game of the 2019 portion of the season. Opening tip is slated for 6 p.m.