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December 8, 2012

PHS handles Peru in Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge

PLATTSBURGH — Brooks Kelley’s 13 points and Nate Harrington’s 11 helped Plattsburgh overpower Peru, 44-31, in the boys’ basketball portion of the Coaches vs. Cancer CVAC Challenge at the Plattsburgh State Field House Friday.

Garrett Frady was another top contributor for PHS scoring 10 points with all of them coming from the free throw line. The Hornets would finish the game going 19 for 29 from the charity stripe.

“We knew it was going to be a physical game,” Plattsburgh coach Chris Hartman said. “We just had to fight back and we were able to hit important foul shots.”

Conor Casey was Peru’s top earner putting eight points on the board and Tim Remillard added to the fight by chipping in seven points in the loss.

Plattsburgh 44, Peru 31

PHS (44)

Frady 0-10-10, D. LaBorde 3-1-7, Kelley 5-0-13, Matthews 0-0-0, Harrington 3-5-11, LaPoint 0-0-0, Maknani 0-1-1, O’Connor 0-2-2, Bouzidane 0-0-0, Adam Laborde 0-0-0. Totals: 11-19-44.

Peru (31)

Bruno 2-0-4, Casey 3-1-8, Remillard 2-3-7, Barrett 2-0-4, Boyer 1-0-2, LaRocque 0-0-0, Demarais 0-2-2, Lemza 1-1-4, Spear 0-0-0, Hendricks 0-0-0, Totals 11-7-31

Plattsburgh 12 10 10 12 — 44

Peru 5 11 4 11 — 31

3-point goals: Plattsburgh (3) Kelley 3. Peru (2) Casey, Lemza.

MVAC

Willsboro 40, Johnsburg 22

WILLSBORO — With just six players eligible for the game, Willsboro showed an impressive effort on the defensive side of the ball in a commanding 40-22 win over Johnsburg.

Junior forward Nick Arnold paced the Warriors with 13 points, while teammate Brandon Porter added 10 markers, including two 3-point field goals.

“We were subbing frequently with a limited number of players, but it was a great team effort,” Willsboro head coach Jim Spring said. “To Johnsburg’s credit, they played hard all game long. They did not concede in the loss.”

Junior center Dillon Moore paced the Jaguars with nine points.

Willsboro 40, Johnsburg 22

Johnsburg (22)

Sears 0-0-0, Smith 0-0-0, Prouty1-0-3, Bery 0-0-0, Nevins 0-0-0, Cleveland 1-0-2, Watson 0-0-0, Slater 0-0-0, Washburn 3-0-8, Moore 4-1-9. Totals: 9-1-22.

Willsboro (40)

Politti 3-0-6, Arnold 5-3-13, Porter 4-0-10, Swires 1-1-4, Lobdell 2-1-5, Mcvicker 1-0-2. Totals: 16-5-40.

Johnsburg 2 5 7 7 — 22

Willsboro 12 10 12 6 — 40

3-point field goals: Johnsburg (3): Prouty 1, Washburn 2. Willsboro (3) Porter 2, Swires.

Elizabethtown/Lewis 52, Keene Valley 26

KEENE VALLEY — The Lions outscored the Beavers 17-0 in the first quarter and never looked back to take the win in boys MVAC basketball play.

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