Gouverneur Outscores MCS; Canton Ups Offense
GOUVERNEUR - Host Gouverneur generated two big quarters to Morristown's one and rode a fast start in both halves to gain a 66-52 victory in Monday's NAC Boys Basketball action. Another boys game saw Canton down Potsdam 73-24 and in girls basketball St. Lawrence Central dropped Parishville-Hopkinton 39.
GAUMES SPARKS FAST START BY GOUVERNEUR
Kyle Gaumes delivered 11 of his 25 points in the first quarter as the Wildcats took a 25-7 lead and then reeled off a 20-12 advantage in the third. Brock Cox tallied 10 points in a 10-player Gouverneur scoring parade.
Morristown scored 20 points in the fourth quarter sparked by Kade Marshall who scored 12 of his 18 points. Aaron Woodcock buried three 3-pointers in a 19-point effort which led the Green Rockets.
Other Gouverneur scoring came from: Carter Simmons (4), Garrett LeClair (4), M. Johnson (2), Connor Wood (5), Cayden Storie (5), Sully Rumble (4), Cole Davis (3) and Mason Witherell (3). Morristown's total included four points from Ethan Graveline and Tristin Simmons, two points from Parker Stout and Javen Joanette and three points from Walker Belile.
CANTON NOTES OFFENSIVE IMPROVEMENT
Six players scored eight points or more as the Golden Bears downed NAC Central rival Potsdam. Ashton Cloce buried three 3s scoring 17 points and Ethan Furnia netted a pair of threes in an eight point effort.
"We have been playing good defense and we are starting to shoot the ball better," said Canton Coach Troy Lassial.
"We play Heuvelton on Saturday and that should be a great test. They are very good, they are well coached and they have a lot of strong players."
Chris Downs and Skylar Kennedy also scored eight points and Caleb Bentley-Hicks and Jonah Longshore finished with seven. Other scoring came from: Tanner Cloce (2), Dan Rosser (1), Cooper Ladouceur (5), Sam Roiger (5), Lane Rayburn (2) and Zach VanBrocklin (3).
Ethan Stevenson and Dan Crocker combined for seven and six points to lead Potsdam whose other scoring came from: Dragon Jurkic (2), Tyler Hollis (3), Ansen Herrick (2) and Parker Canedy (2).
ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL GIRLS GAIN WIN
The St. Lawrence Central Girls moved out to 4-1 under first year coach Jenna Chamberlain led by 12 points from Kenadee Love and five from Jessica Horner and Rylee Daoust. Other scoring came from: Mackenzie Moreau (4), Rebecca. Nezezon (4), Danaye Ramsdell (2), Hannah Agans (2) and Melanie MacLean (3).
Kelly Bloom and Mary Grace Guiney scored five points for P-H followed by Megan Williams (4), Emma Bloom (2) and Kylie Kirk (1).