ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – UPDATE – Garrison discharged from hospital after suffering a stroke.

A local basketball standout suffered a setback.

Odessa-Montour junior basketball player Keyonna Garrison suffered a stroke last week and is now on the road to recovery. The 16-year-old Garrison had a blocked vertebral artery and was rushed to Guthrie Corning Hospital. She has since been moved to the ICU at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Garrison was recently removed from the ICU and is now recovering and is participating in physical therapy to recover motor skills. She has now back home gaining strength and starting the road back to full health.

A special GoFundMe has been created to help the family with medical expenses. You can donate to the GoFundMe link below, already, the fundraising goal has been eclipsed by nearly $9K.


18 Sports would like to extend all of our strength and prayers on the road to recovery. We look forward to seeing Garrison back on the court in the near future.