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Perez leads NCCC on the boards in win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 November 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman

Medina High graduate Alba Perez drives to the basket for Niagara County Community College against Grace Earle of Penn St. DuBois during the Thunderwolves 68-49 home court victory this afternoon.

Perez, who has earned Region III Player of the Week honors twice during the first three weeks of the season, grabbed off a game high 12 rebounds. She also had 7 points, 4 assists, 1 block and 1 assist.

NCCC, which improved to 8-1, was lead offensively by Tailyah Hopkins with 13 points and Alliyah Gillespie with 12. NCCC, which used an 18-2 scoring burst in the first quarter to take the lead for good, went on to hold leads of 36-28 at the half and 53-39 after three quarters.