Friday's roundup: Taconic boys hoops wins in overtime
PITTSFIELD -- Shaq Ardrey scored 27 points, including five points in overtime, as Taconic's boys edged Hoosac Valley 65-60 on Friday.
"We were down three at the half, but it was a close game," said Taconic coach Bill Heaphy. "In the overtime, Shaq had five points and Trayvon [Sims] hit two big threes."
Trevor Alibozek had 22 for the Hurricanes.
Mount Everett 78, Housatonic Valley 55
FALLS VILLAGE, Conn. -- The runnin' Eagles blew out to a 19-6 lead after a quarter and a 40-18 margin at halftime.
"Yeah, the first half really did it for us," said Eagle coach Jowe Warren. "We got out on them and pretty much kept that margin the rest of the game."
Malik Wilbon had 20 points for the winners. Jeremy Stiewing led all scorers with 30.
Greylock 65, Monument 56
WILLIAMSTOWN -- With four scorers in double figures, Greylock erased a halftime deficit and earned a shorthanded win Friday.
Nathan Majumder's 15 points led the Mounties, who were without Tyrell Thomas. He had to sit out due to two technical fouls assessed to him against Wahconah earlier in the week.
"I thought a lot of different guys stepped up, in particular Eric Hirsch," Greylock coach Bob Thistle said. "He really ignited us in the third quarter with a couple of big baskets."
Hank Barrett scored 13 for the Mounties, followed by Tyler Picard (11) and Hirsch (10).
"Defensively, we really kept the pressure on in the second half," Thistle said. "It resulted in a lot of turnovers and a lot of one-and-dones on the other end for Monument."
Peter Oggiani led Monument with 15 points.
Housatonic Valley 54,
Mount Everett 46
SHEFFIELD -- The Eagles fell behind 30-12 at halftime. The home side rallied, but the visitors' Katie Heacox scored 13 of her game-high 19 points in the final quarter to hold off the Eagles.
"We had no answers for her," said Everett coach Scott Rote.
Deseraye Conaway also had 19 for the Eagles.
Mount Anthony sweeps Wahconah
DALTON -- Mount Anthony swept to a pair of wins at Wahconah, with the boys' team winning 99-64 and the girls taking their meet 91-79.
Mariah McDowell in the 200 freestyle, Summer Daley in the 100 free and Courtney Daley in the 100 breaststroke all picked up wins for the Warriors. Courtney Daley's 1:30.83 in that event qualified her for the Western Mass. swim meet.
Heather Foley won the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly for Mount Anthony, while Kate Ahearn took the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke for the Patriots.
On the boys' side, the Warriors got a first place finish from Kyle Miller in the 100 butterfly. Ryan Spencer was a double winner in the 100 backstroke and the 200 IM for Mount Anthony.
Taconic, Taconic Hills split
CRARYVILLE, N.Y. -- Quinton Cookis won the 500 and 200 freestyle races and George Sommerville picked up first place finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyle to pace Taconic to an 85-79 win.
On the girls' side, Taconic Hills improved to 8-1 with a 95-72 win. Gillian Campbell finished first in the 200 freestyle and was second in the 100 free for the Braves.
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