Devils Bury 17 3s Vs Potsdam; Bears Shade Raiders
POTSDAM - OFA took sharing the ball and scoring the ball long range to an apex level on Tuesday. Six players scored in double figures and the Blue Devils buried 17 3-pointers to stay unbeaten in the NAC Central in a 93-39 victory at Potsdam.
The Blue Devils (8-0, 8-3), who host Salmon River on Friday in the first of its two Biddy Basketball Nights, scored 34 points in the first quarter and Logan Horton scored a game-high 16 points off the bench with four 3s.
Fellow sharp shooting reserve JD King scored 12 points on 4 3s along with Harry Powers and Trent Sargent netted three treys scoring 13 points along with seven rebounds and six assists.
MeSean Johnson led the way inside the arch with 15 points with 5-5 free throw shooting, 10 rebounds, six assists, two assists and three steals and Jackson Jones was very active in the post with 12 points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists.
Eli Bullock provided a high energy effort with six assists and four rebounds.
"A Nice win. All players got a lot of time. Logan Horton had a great game. He has been playing very well in practices lately and that confidence translated into a nice shooting night tonight," said OFA Coach Mark Henry.
"Eli Bullock did a great job distributing the ball with six assists and played great defense. JD King had four three pointers tonight."
Connor Griffith came through with eight points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals. Brogan LaRose and David Vernsey scored three and two points.
Powers and Griffith combined for three and two 3-pointers and Johnson also scored nine points igniting the 37-point first period.
Aiden Stickles led Potsdam (0-7, 0-10) with 13 points and Noah Dominy and Carter Newcomb each added 11.
In other NAC Central action Canton (6-2, 8-4) turned back Massena 45-42 and Malone (6-1, 9-3) downed Salmon River (2-6, 5-8) 64-59.
Canton 45 - Massena 42: Ashton Cloce buried four 3s scoring 19 points and Caleb Bentley-Hicks tallied 11 as the Golden Bears used gritty defense to shade Massena without their leading scorer Andy Downs.
Justin Kennedy tallied six points followed by Sky Kennedy (2), Noah Longshore (4) and Chris Downs Jr. (3). Zach LaBarge scored 10 points for Massena and Ryan Herrick netted nine. Zach Barney and Chris McGregor each finished with eight points, Nathan Firnstein netted three and Tim McGregor and Luke Greco added two.