M-W, Harrisville Boys Win On College Courts
Updated: Jan 19
Madrid-Waddington and Harrisville continued outstanding boys basketball seasons with nonleague victories at college venues on Saturday.
M-W (9-3) downed Edwards-Knox 65-35 in the annual Bagley Scholarship Game at SUNY Canton while Harrisville (7-3) downed Plattsburgh High School 74-57 at North Country Community College.
MADRID-WADDINGTON WINS SCHOLARSHIP GAME
CANTON - Receiving strong outings up and down the lineup Madrid-Waddington downed Edwards-Knox in the annual Bagley Scholarship game at SUNY Canton which raises money for the Rachael M. and Leon E. Bagley Endowed Scholarship for M-W and E-K students at the college.
The Jackets jumped out to a 23-5 lead and expanded it to 36-9 at the half against the Cougars who were playing shorthanded without their outstanding point guard Joey Hart.
Brennan Harmer scored nine points in the first quarter and went on to score 14 points with five rebounds, three steals and three assists. Kyle Stoner continued his development as a major scoring option for the Jackets netting a game-high 15 points on 6-11 shooting with five steals.
Trent Lashua tallied eight points with 10 rebounds and two blocks. Drew Harmer connected for 12 points on 6-12 shooting with seven rebounds. Nick Beldock scored three points with seven rebounds and five assists and Jacob Morgan passed out six assists and scored four points.
Other scoring efforts came from: Cody Schweinberg (4), Cody Beldock (3) and Sage Cordwell (2).
Tyler Scott and Jordan Collette combined for 14 and 10 points for E-K (5-8) and Cameron Rowe netted eight. Avery Whitford added three points.
HARRISVILLE DOWNS PLATTSBURGH
SARANAC LAKE - Sophomore Will Taylor buried timely 3 pointers in the second half as Harrsiville continued to travel well on Saturday as the Pirates gained a 74-57 nonleague win against Plattsburgh High School (4-5) at North Country Community College.
The NAC West leading Pirates opened a 29-22 halftime lead and broke away with a 28-17 advantage in the third quarter. Jadon Sullivan tallied a game-high 21 points with 12 rebounds and Adam Szlamzynski delivered a key double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds. Nate Schmitt netted 12 points and Nate Parow and Taylor finished with 10 and nine. Cadyn LaPlatney added four points.
"Plattsburgh had some good shooters and they can defend. I was very pleased with the way we played. Adam Szlamzynski had a big night on the boards and Jadon Sullivan does what he always does. He had a great floor game and really hit the boards hard," said Harrisville Coach Brian Coloney.
"Will Taylor hit some key shots to get us going in the second half. Cadyn LaPlatney has been coming on in practice and earned his playing time. He helped us today with Ben Taylor out with an injury."
Liam Perkins buried five three-pointers scoring 19 points for Plattsburgh and Ian Detulleo scored 10 points.
Lisbon's game with Ausable Valley at NCCC was postponed.