Wednesday, January 30, 2013
10:00 PM | Posted by Bob Michaels | | Edit Post
PAINTED POST NY- Jared Cramer's 3 point baseline jumper with less than five seconds left gave Corning an exciting 65-64 win over the Elmira Express.The Hawks trailed most of the second half as Elmira stretched it's lead to 7 several different times. Tyler Ladd got the Express rolling with 15 points in the first half and picked up the pace in the fourth quarter with 10 more to finish with a game high 25. But, it was the rebounding, second effort, play of Cramer who sealed the deal with his timely 3 pointer and topped his team's scoring with 20 points. Elmira called a time out, but Corning's ball hawking defenders tied up Alex Bellardini, running out the clock, capturing the victory. Corning's Justin Lewis started the Hawks early run with 10 points, adding two key free throws and a two point basket in the fourth quarter and finished with a career best 14 points. Senior forward Trent Ray chipped in a hard-earned 12 points for the Hawks. Corning will travel to Horseheads Friday for a 7:30 game whcih can be heard on RLM Sports.Net.