Men's Basketball Advances to the Region III Tournament at OCC
Herkimer, NY-- This was the last ever game this Herkimer Generals men's basketball sophomore class would play on their home court and they finished with a show. The Region III second ranked Generals defeated the seventh ranked Saints of North Country 93-65 tonight in the Region III quarterfinal game. Tonight the Generals decided to go out in style as it was "Blackout the Gym Night." The Generals sported their black uniforms and encouraged all who wished to attend to wear black as well to show their spirit for the squad. As the Generals were being called up for their starting lineups the lights suddenly went out and the crowd cheered as each starter was called out through the darkness.
The Generals hustled on both sides of the court which allowed them to maintain a comfortable lead throughout the entire game. The tension was high no matter what the score however seeing as how the winner of this game advanced to the Region III Championships this weekend.
Region III Rankings:
#2 Herkimer Generals vs. #7 North Country Saints
Half: Herkimer 44, North Country 25.
Final: Herkimer 93, North Country 65.
Generals (25-4): #0 St. Juste 3, #1 Harley 4, #2 Dallas 19, #3 Redd 5, #4 Dobere 7, #10 Alleyne 2, #12 Agard 4, #13 Daoud 5, #15 Hines 4, #21 Riascos 11, #23 Scott 29
Saints (20-9): #32 Hunter 20, #24 Wilkinson 11, #15 Crumpler 8, #30 Hodges 5, #20 Logins 2, #21 Webb 3, #12 McLeod 9, #23 Alcena 7