Generals Sweep Hawks this Season
Herkimer, NY-- The Herkimer Generals hosted their long standing Mountain Valley Conference rival Mohawk Valley Hawks tonight in arguably the season's best match up. Herkimer coming into the game with a record of 14-3, Mohawk Valley coming into the night with a record of 17-3. Very early in the season, on November 9th, Herkimer traveled to Mohawk Valley and earned a 79-57 win. The Generals knew this game would be tougher as both squads have had two months to mature.
In the first half Herkimer sophomore #23 Tyquan Scott played with the hot hand scoring 16 points in just the first 20 minutes leading the Generals to a 31-25 lead at the end of the half. Scott earned his final eight points in the second half. Some key players of the night were freshman guard #4 Isiah Dobere (Albany, NY) and #12 Arnold Agard (Brooklyn, NY) who controlled the tempo of the offense as the point with a combined 4 assists and 15 points. Also worth mentioning was #1 Justin Harley (Central Islip, NY) who played big underneath bringing down 12 rebounds. With 4:10 left on the clock Herkimer held a 5 point lead at 46-41 and never looked back. The Generals built a comfortable 10 point lead with just under two minutes left and the game finished Herkimer up 63-54. Generals Next Game: Herkimer Philly Tournament- 2/3/17 Friday 5PM vs. ASA College.
During halftime of this game Herkimer College honored 52 student athletes who achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher this past fall 2016 semester. Proving Herkimer athletes are not only strong in the game, but strong in the classroom as well.