By Steven M. Glassman
Director of Sports Information
February 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Community College of Philadelphia (21-5) sophomore guard Kyriah Beckham led the Colonials with 18 points, 10 assists, and six steals as they defeated the Manor College Blue Jays (5-15), 61-53, in a non-conference game.
The Colonials are the 2018-2019 Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC) Regular Season and Postseason Tournament Champions.
The Blue Jays led after the first quarter (15-13) and at halftime (29-27). Manor sophomore point guard Kiara Stoval (Chester, PA / Ursuline Academy [DE]) led both teams with 11 first-half points.
Manor outscored the Community College of Philadelphia in the third (15-13) and led 43-40 after three quarters. The Colonials outscored the Blue Jays in the fourth, 21-9. Beckham scored 11 of the Community College of Philadelphia's 21 fourth-quarter points. The Colonials outscored the Blue Jays in the second half, 34-24. Stoval led both teams with 12 second-half points. Beckham and freshman guard Aariona Harmon paced the Community College of Philadelphia with 11 points each.
Individual Statistical Leaders: Stoval led both teams with 23 points. Freshman shooting guard/small forward Emazhane Livingston (Newark, NJ/Technology) scored 12 points and shared the team lead with freshman forward Jailynn Watson (Darby, PA/Penwood) with four blocked shots. Freshman power forwardAllayna Gordon-Staley (Philadelphia, PA/Cristo Rey Philadelphia) led Manor with 12 rebounds.
Including Beckham, four Community College of Philadelphia players scored in double-figures: Harmon (14) and freshman forward Cassandra Colon (13) (both coming off the bench) and sophomore forward Deja McKinney (10). McKinney also pulled down 13 rebounds. Sophomore center Andrea Bowleg led both teams with 21 rebounds and six blocked shots.
Series Record (since 2008-2009): Manor is 12-3 overall (5-1 on the road since 2004-2005) versus the Community College of Philadelphia since the 2002-2003 season (2003-2004 season unavailable).
Manor versus NJCAA Division III Schools: The Blue Jays 0-1 versus NJCAA Division III schools this season. They are 16-7 (including 10-5 on the road) versus NJCAA Division III since the 2008-2009 season. The loss broke a four-game winning streak versus NJCAA Division III. Manor previously lost to a NJCAA Division III opponent on February 7, 2017 (42-41 at Brookdale Community College).
Leading at Halftime: The Blue Jays are 5-3 when leading at halftime this season (including 2-2 on the road). They are 0-1 overall and on the road when tied at halftime this season.
Leading after Three Quarters: Manor is 4-3 when leading after three quarters this season (including 2-3 on the road).
Manor 2018-2019 Single-Game Scoring Leaders (including ties): Stoval (10) and Livingston (nine).
Manor 2018-2019 Single-Game Rebounding Leaders (including ties): Livingston (11), Gordon-Staley (seven), and Stoval and Watson (one each).
Manor 2018-2019 Double-Figure Scoring Leaders: Stoval (17), Livingston (16), Gordon-Staley (three), Watson (two), and freshman guard Shania Patterson (Philadelphia, PA/The U School) (one).
Manor 2018-2019 Double-Figure Rebounding Leaders: Livingston (16), Gordon-Staley (11), Watson (eight), and Stoval (one).
Manor 2018-2019 "Double-Double" (Points and Rebounds) Leaders: Livingston (14), Gordon-Staley (two), Watson (two), and Stoval (one).
Next Game: Manor travels to play Region XIX Division II County College of Morris (5-16 Overall, 4-13 Region XIX Division II) 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21 for its final game of the season. The Blue Jays are 17-1 overall (8-0 on the road since 2008-2009) versus the Titans. Manor won the previous match-up, 73-66, on January 12, 2019 at Manor. Manor also won the previous match-up at the County College of Morris, 69-40, on February 16, 2016.