Women's Basketball Defeats Hostos

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The women's basketball team began the 2018-19 season this weekend at the Onondaga Community College Hoops classic. The Raiders set the tone and came out starting the season 2-0.

 On Saturday, the Lady Raiders defeated Rowan College 64-49.  McKiea Weekes led FM with 18 points and 12 rebounds.  Niamani Marshall followed with a double double; 14 points and 10 rebounds and finished with 5 assists.   Niasia Phillips followed in double figures with 13 points. 

On Sunday, FM matched up against Hostos Community College.  The Caimans were ranked #1 in the NJCAA Coaches Pre-Season poll.  The Lady Raiders trailed at the half 27-30, but came out strong in the second half.  FM outscored Hostos 14-6 in the final quarter to secure the victory. 

DiAsia DeBoue had a big day leading the Raiders with 21 points, 7 assists and 9 rebounds.  Niaimani Marshall finished with 12 points and Destiny Prather shot 4 of 8 from the field and grabbed 12 rebounds. 

The Lady Raiders begin their Region 3 schedule on Wednesday, November 7th when they travel to Cayuga Community College for a 5:00 p.m. contest.