Sophomore guard, Sierra M. Fleming of the Jefferson Community College (JCC) women’s basketball team, and freshman guard Tymire L. Riddick, of the Jefferson men’s basketball team, were named JCC co-athletes of the week for the week ending December 9, 2018. JCC's athlete of the week program is sponsored by Under Armour and Victory Promotions.
Sierra, a 2017 graduate of Hammond Central School, is majoring in Humanities and Social Sciences at Jefferson. Sierra’s accomplishments on the court this past week include finishing off her semester with two of her best games of the year. She averaged 19 points, 4 rebounds, and 4.5 steals per game. Fleming contributed 16 points and 5 steals against nationally ranked North Country Community College on Saturday in a closely contested road game. She bounced back with one of her best games of the year with 22 points and 4 more steals in just 25 minutes of play in a 62-28 victory over Clinton Community College.
Tymire, a 2017 graduate of Milford High School, is majoring in Sports Management at Jefferson. Riddick’s accomplishments on the court this past week included being a constant in the Cannoneers recent success. He is continually one of the top scorers and has had some big games of late. Jefferson finished the semester winning 3 of 5 games and Ty led them in scoring in all 3 wins. In one of the wins, Tymire scored 38 points and was a perfect 14-14 from the free throw line. He is considered one of the best shooters in Region 3 right now and has constantly kept other teams defenses on their toes. Ty continues to work on improving his game and the future looks bright for him.