POTSDAM John Colemans 24 points and 12 rebounds led the Clarkson mens basketball team to an 84-74 victory over Berkeley College in its season debut in the first round of the North Country Invitational on Friday night at Alumni Gymnasium.
Coleman made 11 of 16 shots from the field and added four assists and three steals for Clarkson (1-0), which will play Ithaca in the championship game at 3 p.m. today in the same location.
Marques Charlton contributed 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Jerry Coleman and Felix Abongo each added 15 points for the Golden Knights.
ITHACA 76, SUNY POTSDAM 69
Travis Warech led the Bombers with 21 points and 10 rebounds as they outscored the Bears by 11 in the second half en route to a season-opening win in the first round of the North Country Invitational at Clarkson Universitys Alumni Gymnasium.
Frank Mitchell added 16 points for Ithaca (1-0).
Mark Lake Jr. scored 21 points and Curtis Pierce provided 15 points, eight rebounds and five steals for SUNY Potsdam (0-1), which will play Berkeley College in the consolation game at 1 p.m. today.
MOUNT ST. MARY COLLEGE 61, ST. LAWRENCE 47
Juniors Donte Howell and Joe Stabach combined for 33 points as the Knights beat the Saints in the Chuck Resler Tournament in Rochester. It was the season debut for both teams.
Howell netted 17 points for Mount St. Mary College (1-0).
Kyle Miller scored 19 points for St. Lawrence (1-0).
MOUNT SAINT VINCENT 100, SUNY CANTON 75
Branson Serrano scored 23 points and James Zuccaro added 21 points to lead the Dolphins (1-0) over the Roos in each teams season opener in the Mount Saint Vincent Tip-off Tournament in Riverdale.
Kahlid Vaughn led SUNY Canton (0-1) with 20 points, while Ryan Lamica and Xavier Fisher added 13 points apiece.
COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS 81, JEFFERSON CC 68
Nana Ansah connected for 20 points, including five 3-pointers, to help lead County College of Morris to a first round victory in its 31st annual Turkey Hoopshoot Tournament at Randolph, N.J.
Vincent Simpson added 18 points for Morris in its season-opener.
Derrick Williams supplied a game-high 26 points for Jefferson (3-3 overall). Ryan Tomlin scored 19 points, and Kenneth Thomas added 10 points for JCC, which will play Gloucester County College in the consolation game at noon today.
ROCHESTER 79, ST. LAWRENCE 55
Ally Zywicki scored 17 points to lead four Yellowjackets in double figures as they shot 58 percent from the field to beat the Saints in their season opener at the Chuck Resler Tournament in Rochester.
Loren Wagner, Breanna Madrazo and Paige Aleski each added 10 points for Rochester (1-0).
Kara McDuffee scored a career-high 20 points for St. Lawrence (0-1).
Lauren Quattrocchi added 12 points in her season debut while former South Jefferson standouts, junior co-captain Cassie St. Hilaire and freshman Amanda Roberts, added seven points apiece.
St. Lawrence will play St. John Fisher in its second game of the tournament at 3 p.m. today.
ALBANY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY 54, SUNY CANTON 44
Kaitlin Myers scored 16 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and played all 40 minutes, but it wasnt enough for the Roos as they lost to the Panthers in a Kevin Fee Tournament game at Canton.
Taylor Sullivan scored 13 points to lead Albany College of Pharmacy (2-0).
Alicia Uhlein scored eight points and added a pair of steals for SUNY Canton (1-1).
ST. LAWRENCE 6, PRINCETON 2
Jenna Marks scored her first two goals of the season in the first period as the Saints stayed perfect in ECAC conference play with a victory over the Tigers in Princeton, N.J.
Amanda Boulier chipped in with a goal and three assists for St. Lawrence (7-5, 5-0).
Molly Contini and Kelly Cooke each had power-play goals for Princeton (3-4-2, 1-4-2).
CLARKSON 4, QUINNIPIAC 1
Jamie Lee Rattray notched a hat trick as the Golden Knights remained unbeaten in the ECAC with a win over the Bobcats in Hamden, Conn.
Erica Howe saved 36 shots for Clarkson (11-2-0, 5-0-0).
Erica Uden Johansson scored a power-play goal for Quinnipiac (6-5-2, 3-3-1).
ELMIRA 8, SUNY POTSDAM 0
The Soaring Eagles scored three goals in less than a minute and a half as they blanked the Bears in an ECAC West game at Elmira.
Ashley Ryan, Ashton Hogan and Jocelynne Hudgins each tallied a pair of goals for Elmira (6-0-1, 5-0).
SUNY Potsdam is 1-5, 1-3.
SUNY BROCKPORT 4, SUNY POTSDAM 3 (OT)
Shane Cavalieri scored with 59 seconds left in overtime as the Golden Eagles outlasted the Bears in SUNYAC play at Brockport.
Steve Sachman provided a pair of goals for SUNY Brockprot (3-4-1, 3-2-0).
Mike Arnold paced SUNY Potsdam (3-3, 2-3) with a pair of goals. Austin Keiser stopped 52 shots.
SUNY CANTON 3, FRANKLIN PIERCE 1
The Kangaroos rattled off the last three goals of the game as they rallied past the Ravens in Rindge, N.H.
Morgan Barr made 34 saves for SUNY Canton (3-3).
Anthony Chighisola scored for Franklin Pierce (2-2).