KEUKA PARK — The Keuka College Women’s Basketball team defeated Wells College 60-28 in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game on Wednesday.


The game was the 1,000th played in the history of the Keuka College Women’s Basketball program.


Sam Laranjo (Averill Park, N.Y. / Averill Park) led Keuka College (7-6, 3-3 NEAC) with 16 points. Sydney Bloom (Penn Yan, N.Y. / Penn Yan Academy) added 10 for the Wolves and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.


Keuka College 60 vs. Wells College 28


The Express scored the opening point from the free throw line. After the Wolves took the lead, Wells cut into it with a jumper to make it 6-3 Keuka with 6:57 left in the first. The Wolves hit their stride as Keuka closed the quarter with 18 unanswered points to lead 24-3 after the first.


Bloom hit a three and Laranjo made a layup to start the second and extend the Keuka run to 23-0 before Wells got back on the board via a free throw. Both teams would net ten points in the second as the Wolves led 34-13 at the break.


Both teams struggled to get in a rhythm in the second half. The Wolves shot 20% in the third quarter. Wells bested them, going 22% from the floor, but the scoreboard did not reflect it as Keuka led 43-20 going to the final quarter.


The Wolves saw the game out as Laranjo hit a pair of threes and Riley Record (Palmyra, N.Y. / Palmyra-Macedon) added a three as well. Keuka outscored Wells 17-8 in the final quarter to defeat the Express 60-28 on Wednesday.


KC Notes:


The Wolves extended their winning streak over the Express to five games. Keuka College is 19-5 against Wells all-time. The two schools first met on the hardwood in the 1974-75 season


Keuka is now 605-395 in program history following their 1,000th game


Riley Record had a good all-around game for the Green and Gold. The junior finished with seven points, four rebounds, four assists, and four steals


Sam Laranjo surpassed 800 points for her career


The win was the 47th in the career of Head Coach Gary Broadhurst, tying Katie Marcella for fifth on the career wins list


Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves face a tough weekend test as they play at SUNY Poly on Saturday. The Wolves and the Wildcats have battled atop of the North Division standings and represent the last two regular season and NEAC Tournament champions.