Taking a shot

Taylor Torchia of the Oswego State women's basketball team takes a shot during Saturday's victory over Alfred University. The Lakers won, 68-54.

OSWEGO — Ramatoulaye Sy’s 29 points and 15 rebounds propelled the Oswego State women’s basketball team to a 68-54 victory over Alfred University on Saturday in Max Ziel Gymnasium.

Sydni Eure finished with 15 points, 18 rebounds, and seven steals for the Lakers. Raiven Encarnacion racked up 15 points and five assists, while Taylor Torchia added seven points, seven rebounds, and eight assists. Quincey Zimmerman contributed two blocks.

For the Saxons (1-4), Ana Ion had 16 points, Lyndsey McCoy tossed in 15 points, and Gillian Flint added 10 points, seven rebounds, and three steals.

Oswego State held a 15-10 lead after the first quarter. Alfred went on a 20-19 run in the second quarter, but the Lakers had a 34-30 advantage at the break.

Oswego State extended its margin as it outscored Alfred 24-17 in the third quarter to take a 58-47 lead.

The Lakers then squeezed out a 10-7 run in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Oswego State (3-2) is at Brockport on Friday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

Oswego State 3, Potsdam 1: The Oswego State women’s hockey team topped host Potsdam 3-1 on Saturday in Northeast Women’s Hockey League action.

For the Lakers (3-2-1 NEWHL, 5-2-1 overall), Eryn Stewart, Kyleigh Grugin, and Amber Thomas each scored a power-play goal.

Megan Teachout provided two assists, while Bailey Thomas, Amber Thomas, Morgan Shines, and Stewart had an assist apiece.

In goal, Rachael Farmer stopped 26 shots.

Keira Thacker netted the lone goal of the game for the Bears (3-4 NEWHL, 4-4 overall). Alexis Clark had an assist. Goaltender Alexa Pfeiffer made 43 saves.

The Lakers converted on 3-of-4 power-play opportunities, while holding Potsdam scoreless in four chance with the player advantage.

Oswego State had a 46-27 advantage for shots-on-goal.

Oswego State’s first power-play goal of the matchup came from Stewart at 8:51, putting the score at 1-0 early on.

Following a scoreless second period, Grugin netted her power-play goal at 7:36 in third period to bump the Laker advantage to 2-0.

At 8:31 in the third period, Thacker cut it to a 2-1 deficit with her goal, but Amber Thomas came through with her power-play score at 15:48 to cement Oswego State’s 3-1 win.

The Lakers host Cortland (4-1-1 NEWHL and overall) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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