by Jordan Lincourt, sports writer
The FM Lady Raiders are currently ranked 5th in the nation and hold a record of 9-1 in NJCAA Division III basketball.
The team’s sole loss came on the road on Nov. 20 against Mohawk Valley, currently ranked 4th in the nation. The Lady Raiders are coming off a 65-51 victory at Finger Lakes on Dec. 4, and will wrap up the first part of their schedule Dec. 9 against Corning in the Raiders Den.
Takima Lucky, scoring 20.5 a night, currently leads the team in points per-game and is second in assists at 5.9 per game. Cheryl Osborne is top 10 in rebounds snagging just over 9 per game.
FM is currently second in the region, behind Mohawk Valley. Other teams in the region include Columbia, North Country, Clinton, Adirondack, Corning, Delhi, Herkimer, Hudson Valley, Mohawk Valley, and Schenectady. They play 11 more games throughout the course of the second half of the season. The first contest will be played at home against Herkimer Community College.