Men’s Basketball Team Remains Undefeated

by Viking News Team


In the fifth game of the season, the Vikings went head-to-head with County College of Morris. Sophomore Randy Stephens scored a team-high 21 points, and fellow sophomore Tremaine Fraiser added 19 points as WCC won for the fifth straight time.

The game ended 91-81 over host County College of Morris on Friday evening to open the County College of Morris Tournament. With that win, the Vikings were propelled to a 5-0 start to the 2017-18 season.

In a game that featured nearly as many fouls as points. WCC hung on against a scrappy CCM team despite an uneven pace to the game. Both teams spent much of the night at the free throw line.

A back and forth opening 20 minutes ended with a huge play by Maxx Miller, as the sophomore stole the ball, and converted a lay-up as time expired in the first half to extend WCC’s lead to 40-34 at halftime,.

Fraiser’s efforts at the free throw line proved to be key. As he went 6 for 6 during a night when Westchester converted only 30 of their 46 free throw attempts.

On Nov. 18, WCC competed and won Morris tournament championship. This came behind 24 points from sophomore Tremaine Fraiser, and 19 from Brandon Martin. The Westchester Community College Men’s Basketball team routed Rowan Gloucester County College, 90-67.

The win helped them capture the County College of Morris Tournament Championship. This win continued their winning streak as they improved to 6-0 to start the 2017-18 season.

WCC led wire-to-wire, taking 42-30 lead into halftime, and cruising to their second win in two days to capture the tournament. Gabriel Cruz added 12 points for WCC.

After the game, Fraiser and Randy Stephens were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Brandon Martin scored a team-high 16 points.

Six Vikings scored in double figures to lead the WCC Men’s Basketball team to its seventh straight win to start the 2017-18 season in a 115-64 over Rockland CC.

During their incredible seven-game winning streak to open the season, the Vikings have won all three Region XV games, by an average margin of 39.7 points per game.

The Vikings dominated from the start, racing to a quick lead that extended to 51-33 at halftime. During the second half, a big lead turned into a rout as the WCC bench combined for 58 points as the Vikings shot an incredible 24 for 29 from the free throw line.

Also for WCC, Tremaine Fraiser scored 15 points. Pierre Lys added 14 points, Demetrius Whitney scored 12 points. Randy Stephens added 11 points, and Raykwon Fenton had 10 points during an incredibly balanced scoring night for WCC.

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