AREA COLLEGES : Torino coach of year
Schenectady County Community College coach Dayna Torino was named the Region III Division III womenís basketball Coach of the Year Monday.
Torino, in her third season at SCCC, led the Royals to the Region III tournament, despite a number of injuries that shortened the teamís bench. SCCC begins tournament play tonight in a sub-regional game at Tompkins-Cortland Community College.
Royals captain Tierney McGlynn of Watervliet, who was sixth in the region in assists (4.5 per game), was a second-team all-star selection.
Earning a spot on the Region III menís all-star team was SCCC sophomore guard Reece Jackson (Schenectady High School). Jackson was second in the region in scoring with a 18.8 average.
Two Hudson Valley Community College players made their respective all-star teams. Raeshell Frasier (Schenectady) and Jose Reyes (Shenendehowa) were fi rst-team selections.
Frasier, who broke the HVCC single-season rebounding record with 353, led the region in rebounding (16.5) and was eighth in scoring (16.4 ppg).
Reyes led the region in assists per game (7.5), and was seventh in scoring (15.4) for the Vikings, who are the sixth seed for the regionals.
Representing Fulton-Montgomery Community College on the womenís all-star team were Kassandra Flowers (first team) and Sherice Gayle (third team). SAGE GETS BID
The Sage Collegesí menís basketball team will be making its second postseason appearance Wednesday in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Metro NY-NJ tournament.
The Gators (13-13 ), the eighth seed, will face top-seeded Richard Stockton College (19-7 ) in Galloway, N.J. The game time has yet to be determined.