NCCC wins tourney; Perez is MVP

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 29 November 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Alba Perez earned MVP honors at the NCCC Tournament today.

Medina High graduate and Niagara County Community College sophomore Alba Perez earned Most Valuable Player honors as the host Thunderwolves defeated Villa Maria College 76-56 this afternoon in the championship game of the NCCC Tournament.

Perez scored 16 points and grabbed off 15 rebounds as NCCC improves to 11-1 on the season.

Alliyah Gillespie, who was named to the All-Tournament team, netted 15 points for NCCC.

In the semifinals on Saturday, Perez had 22 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists as NCCC defeated Henry Ford Community College 98-67.

Gillespie added 21 points and 8 rebounds for the Thunderwolves.