Lloyd Parkmond scored a team-high 21 points for the Onondaga Community College men’s basketball team as the Lazers suffered their first loss of the year after falling on the road to SUNY Adirondack, 62-57, in Queensbury.
With the loss, Onondaga holds a 3-1 record overall while the Timberwolves improve to 2-0.
Parkmond also contributed nine rebounds and two assists for Onondaga while freshman Kameron DiSanto poured in 12 points and six boards. Joseph Piazza had six points and pulled down three rebounds and sophomore Colyn Hanley chipped in with seven points and a team-best five assists.
After trailing the Timberwolves for much of the contest, Onondaga would find itself in an 11-point hole with just over five minutes remaining in the contest.
The Lazers would respond, however, cutting SUNY Adirondack’s lead to a single point with two minutes left, but that was as close as Onondaga would get as the Timberwolves would convert 4-of-6 attempts from the free throw line to seal the win.
Onondaga will return to action at 2 p.m. on Sunday when it travels to Troy to face the Hudson Valley Community College Vikings in Region III action.
The Onondaga Community College men’s basketball team suffered a 73-67 setback on Sunday as the Lazers fell to Hudson Valley Community College in a Regional matchup in Troy.
With the loss, Onondaga dips to 3-2 on the season while the Vikings remain unbeaten at 4-0 overall.
Onondaga would fall behind early in the contest and trailed throughout much of the first half before a late rally would tie the contest at 25-25, but the Vikings would bury a shot as the halftime horn sounded to maintain a two-point lead, 27-25, at intermission.
Hudson Valley continued to apply the pressure in the second half and built an 11-point lead, its largest of the contest. The Lazers would respond, however, with an offensive outburst of their own to come to within three points, but the Vikings would regain the momentum at the free throw line, burying their final 12 points from the charity stripe to earn the win.
Lloyd Parkmond led the way for Onondaga with 13 points while sophomore Colyn Hanley and freshman Kameron DiSanto each scored 10, respectively. Kyle Kline chipped in with nine points and Zachary Perry added seven.
The Lazers will look to return to their winning ways at 7 p.m. on Thursday when they take on Schenectady Community College in Allyn Hall.